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Australian deep-sea reef study could uncover new species

Coral reef

Australian researchers have embarked on an expedition to explore previously undocumented deep-sea coral reefs off the country’s north coast. Coral reef Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) researchers departed Darwin on Friday, April 9, 2021 bound for the Ashmore Reef Marine Park for a three-week expedition. The unknown and undocumented mesophotic coral ecosystem would be explored with researchers hopeful their ...

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Conservationists’ expedition to explore life on undersea mountains


A scientific expedition to explore life on undersea mountains – or seamounts – in the high seas south of Madagascar is under way. The expedition is a key stage of a project aimed at the conservation and sustainable use of seamount ecosystems in the South West Indian Ocean, led by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The three-week-long expedition aboard ...

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Greenpeace West Africa expedition raises awareness on state of fisheries

My Esperanza

Greenpeace ship – “My Esperanza” – has docked at the port of Praia in Cape Verde. For 11 weeks, the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States – Cape Verde, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Senegal – to raise awareness on the state of fisheries through political events, public engagement and consultations with the West-African ...

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