To protect the health of our seas and oceans, we need to understand the level and impact of human pressures, such as fisheries, contaminants and eutrophication.
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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