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From Thailand to Alaska, the battle to tap ever-dwindling resources from minerals to fish is spurring new conflicts over who has the right to the treasures of the deep seas. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Since 1974, the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society® has provided firsthand experiences in underwater-related disciplines to young people considering careers in the underwater world. Click on the link below for further information on marine-...
Millions of pounds’ worth of funding to tackle global overfishing and protect coral reefs will be announced at a major conference in Indonesia this week.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The government hopes to sell five-year licences to explore the seafloor before entering into the next phase of the process, which deputy prime minister and finance minister Mark Brown referred to as “exploitation”. Click on the link below to read...
Coral reef ecosystems are seriously threatened by changing conditions in the ocean. Although many factors are implicated, climate change has emerged as a dominant and rapidly growing threat. Developing a long-term strategic plan for the...
This report was a collaboration Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, University of Hong Kong, Fiji Ministry of Fisheries, Wildlife Conservation Society, and the University of British Columbia (Canada).We conducted a seafood VCA for...
In this article, I explore the knowledge and values that allowed the people of Oceania to develop sustainable use of their marine resources, followed by the demise of these systems after western colonization and the breakdown of traditional...
 ...King Tupou VI of Tonga was joined by a host of other Pacific Island leaders calling for action on what they saw as “the defining issue of our time”. Click on the link to read the full article
Following the discovery of a new endemic Fijian nautilus species in Savusavu, the Ministry of Fisheries will soon create an outreach program to regulate the statuses of the nautiluses. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Acting Fisheries Principal Research Officer Saras Sharma said the tevoro species, which is considered the largest clam shell, was recently introduced again to Fiji waters from Australia...Click on the link to read the full article.