Marine Conservation

Ecosystems in oceans and seas are endangered by human-caused over-exploitation of their resources and direct consequences of global climate change. Marine or ocean conservation seeks to protect and preserve ecosystems and biodiversity through planned management.

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Mining the ocean floor could solve mineral shortages – and lead to epic extinctions in some of the most remote ecosystems on Earth.

Olive Heffernan

Nature, 2019

Maintaining momentum is crucial as nations build a treaty to safeguard the high seas, argue Glen Wright, Julien Rochette, Kristina M. Gjerde and Lisa A. Levin.

Kristina M. Gjerde et al.

Nature, 2018

Gather scientific evidence on the feasibility and risks of marine geoengineering to guide regulation of research, advise Philip Boyd and Chris Vivian.

Philip Boyd and Chris Vivian

Nature, 2019

Stalling the fastest flows of ice into the oceans would buy us a few centuries to deal with climate change and protect coasts, argue John C. Moore and colleagues.

John C. Moore et al.

Nature, 2018

Multi-agency report highlights increasing signs and impacts of climate change in atmosphere, land and oceans

World Meteorological Organization

WMO, 2020

How One Small Island Showed Us How to Save Our Oceans

Sandra Laville

The Guardian, 2018


Economist Films

Economist Films, 2017


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