Before NOAA’s oceanic expedition ‘Voyage to the Ridge 2022’ aboard the research vessel Okeanos Explorer took a logistical break from its schedule, followers of its live ROV webcasts were treated to a fascinating ascent along the Western Kane Transform Fault on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Expert commentators described unique geology and identified bizarre creatures as theyContinue Reading To the Ridge and beyond!
Australia has over 30% of its national waters designated as Marine Parks, recognising that they are worthy of protection for nature conservation. However, like many other such similar areas across national and international waters, there is limited scope to measure and monitor their effectiveness as areas of conservation, or mechanisms by which to improve their efficacy. AContinue Reading Australia pilots new marine monitoring programme