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Right Whale Population Declines for 10th Straight Year

October 25, 2021

Scientists say there are just 336 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. The species struggles due to entanglement, vessel strikes, and the shifting of food sources due to climate change....Read More

Lenin Riquelme Quintero

MCAF

In memoriam: Honoring Lenín Riquelme, a guardian of the ocean

October 20, 2021

Lenín Riquelme approached the Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) with a clear goal: to conduct research on the incidental bycatch of leatherback sea turtles in the Panama Bight....Read More

Lenin Riquelme Quintero

MCAF

In memoriam: Honrando a Lenín Riquelme, guardián de océano

October 20, 2021

Lenín Riquelme contactó al Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) con un objetivo claro: realizar investigaciones sobre la captura incidental de tortugas laúd en el Golfo de Panamá....Read More

JD Martin

Right Whales

The Return to the Gulf of St. Lawrence

October 1, 2021

After a year of being unable to participate in field work in Canada due to a global pandemic, the Right Whale Research Team returns to the Gulf of St. Lawrence in search of North Atlantic right whales...Read More

MCAF: la semana de la Conservación Latina

September 10, 2021

Entrevistamos a algunos de los becarios y beneficiarios del Marine Conservation Action Fund sobre el increíble trabajo de conservación que están haciendo en América Latina....Read More

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Field Work

Patterns and Processes in the Marine National Monument

July 29, 2021

Scientists hope aerial surveys in the Marine National Monument will unlock the secrets of a biodiversity hotspot....Read More

MCAF: Latino Conservation Week

July 20, 2021

In honor of Latino Conservation Week, we interviewed some of our MCAF fellows and grantees about the incredible conservation work they are doing throughout Latin America....Read More

Right Whales

18th Right Whale Mother Discovered Off Brier Island, Nova Scotia

June 3, 2021

On May 20, Amy Tudor, a naturalist for Mariner Cruises Whale Watching on Brier Island, Nova Scotia, was on the ferry heading towards Long Island, N.S. when she spotted something special....Read More

MCAF

Spotting endangered sharks in Mozambique

April 14, 2021

Outside of Australia and South-East Asia, basic information required to inform conservation initiatives for the endangered Zebra Shark are unknown....Read More

BlueSwell underwater illustration with whale and technology

Bluetech

Startups Focused on Cutting Edge Ocean-related Technologies

March 31, 2021

From kelp burgers to building high-speed wifi communication networks underwater, the businesses that are part of the BlueSwell Incubator Program illustrate creative problem-solving and marine science....Read More

Field Work

Battery powered research: Using electronic tags and computer models to understand capture-related mortality and predation of yellowfin tuna released in a recreational troll fishery

March 23, 2021

This is the second of a series of blog posts about yellowfin tuna research being conducted at the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium....Read More

MCAF

Tracking marine megafauna: Using acoustic telemetry to strengthen conservation efforts along Costa Rica’s pacific coast

March 1, 2021

Randall Arauz and Daniel Arauz Naranjo at Center for Endangered Marine Species (CREMA), coordinate a team of researchers whose objective is to protect species from unselective and destructive fishing....Read More

MCAF

করাত মাছ বেশি দেখা যাচ্ছে

February 23, 2021

করাত মাছ বেশি দেখা যাচ্ছে কোভিড-১৯ লকডাউনে সাড়া দিয়ে কি ভারতীয় সুন্দরবনে করাত মাছেরা ভালো আছে?...Read More

MCAF

Macuro. Conservación de Tortugas Marinas en el Golfo de Paria, Venezuela

February 23, 2021

La Dirección General de Diversidad Biológica del MinEC en Caracas - Venezuela lidera un equipo con Provita Venezuela para estudiar y proteger a las tortugas marinas......Read More