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Overfishing of sharks is harming coral reefs, study suggests

Overfishing of sharks is harming coral reefs, study suggests

A team of scientists from Canada and Australia has discovered that a decline in shark populations is detrimental to coral reefs. «Where shark numbers are reduced due to commercial fishing, there is also a decrease in the herbivorous fishes which play a key role in promoting reef health,» said Jonathan Ruppert, a recent University of […]

Algorithm finds missing phytoplankton in Southern Ocean

Algorithm finds missing phytoplankton in Southern Ocean

NASA satellites may have missed more than 50% of the phytoplankton in the Southern Ocean, making it far more difficult to estimate the carbon capture potential of this vast area of sea. But now, new research published in the Journal of Geophysical Research, «Three improved satellite chlorophyll algorithms for the Southern Ocean,» has led to […]