Last month scientists travelled to the world’s remotest inhabited island to survey the marine environment.
An endocrine disruptor is a term given to chemicals that, when absorbed into the body, either mimic or block hormones. Some chemicals that are released into the environment can have this harmful effect, particularly on the sexual development of humans …
We are sitting in a lecture theatre and the speaker is going through the normal set of slides – all seems normal until she says “open up your Twitter accounts and provide some live feedback”.
I’m Thomas Maes, a Cefas marine biologist with nearly 10 years’ experience of coastal and ocean monitoring. I manage Cefas’ Clean Seas Environmental Monitoring Programme and provide advice to the UK government on issues related to human impacts on the …
Sea angling is big business in England according to our latest survey of recreational sea angling in England.
There were two separate shellfish-associated outbreaks of illness in humans during the summer of 2012. One was in New York and the other Pontevedra, northwest Spain.
Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the Earth’s surface, and hold over 90% of the planet’s water.
That was an interesting 48 hours, I have never seen rain like it, at times is if we were under a water fall!
So one day on the game is a foot, the game being to guess what the weather may do and attempt to stay one step ahead of it, but more of that later.
I really have no idea where the time has gone, it only seems like we have been at sea a couple of days but we are now over half way through the survey.
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