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The UK’s joint project with American military firm Lockheed Martin is the largest in the world but poses risks to deep sea ecosystems. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The team aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus team used a camera to  enjoy a close-up with a see-through piglet squid (Helicocranchia sp.), named for its large siphon that looks like a snout. Click on the link below to read the full article....
SPREP Is Seeking Applications From Interested And Suitably Qualified Persons For The Following Vacancy to Lead the financial and administration functions of the BIEM project. Click on the link below for further details.
Japan began commercial whaling Monday following a 30-year ban, after the country announced it would pull out of the International Whaling Commission late last year. As the first five boats left Kushiro, a northern Japanese port on the first day...
Human Nature spoke with Johann Bell, senior director of Pacific tuna fisheries at Conservation International, about his latest research into the powerful ways climate change is expected to affect tuna populations — and your lunch. Click on the link...
For years, Japan exploited a loophole in international rules to continue hunting whales despite being a member of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) bound by the commercial whaling moratorium that went into effect in 1986. The country has...
After a controversial withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission last year, Japan is unfortunately poised to resume commercial whaling after a gap of over 30 years. Come July 1, and a fleet of five vessels will set off from Abashiro port...
The authorities in New Caledonia have begun culling protected sharks in a central Noumea bay after a boy lost a leg in a shark attack last month. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Rarotonga is “lost” as a turtle nesting site – but the battle is on to save their habitats in other islands.That’s the fight that Penrhyn-based marine zoologist Dr Michael White has embarked on, as he seeks to push back against building on beaches...
The Pew Charitable Trusts caught up with A.A. Yaptinchay, director of Marine Wildlife Watch of the Philippines, and Aisake Batibasaga, former fisheries officer of Fiji’s Ministry of Fisheries, to hear how decisions for domestic protections for...