Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Animated Life: The Living Fossil Fish

Marjorie Courtenay Latimer and the 1938 coelacanth
Op-Docs' last “Animated Life” video for 2015 celebrates the unique, strange coelacanth: an awesome survivor and one of the biggest natural history surprises of the 20th century.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Saldanha Bay mini-suite of papers

AJMS vol 37(4)Saldanha Bay is a semi-enclosed system located on the west coast of South Africa. It is the focus of a mini-suite containing three papers published in Volume 37, issue 4, of the African Journal of Marine Science.

Read more about the issue and link to the articles

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

I&J abalone farm in Danger Point certified as sustainable

I&J have just had their abalone farm in Danger Point certified as sustainable by the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).  This is not only the first ASC certified farm in South Africa, but also on the African continent.

Abalone Haliotis midae
FlickrAbalone, Haliotis midae 

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Marine News 12: Climate Change Adaptation

To mark Oceans Day at the Paris COP21 Climate conference, the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme is pleased to distribute Issue 12 of MARINE NEWS magazine.  This 52-page publication reports on marine and polar activities from across IUCN’s regions, programmes and commissions. This issue has a focus on Climate Change Adaptation.