Complementary web content

Here we provide links to all sorts of interesting articles, infographics and websites pertaining to the lectures…
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Ocean wonders
Ten talks on the wonders of the ocean.

Ocean Commission’s Rescue package for the ocean

Sailors for the sea – http://sailorsforthesea.org/resources/ocean-watch-essays/you-scratched-my-seagrass

Life in the deep oceans
David Gallo takes us to some of Earth’s darkest, most violent, toxic and beautiful habitats, the valleys and volcanic ridges of the oceans’ depths, where life is bizarre, resilient and shockingly abundant.

Ocean Drifters, a secret world beneath the waves
A short film about plankton written, produced and directed by Dr Richard Kirby (Marine Institute Research Fellow, Plymouth University) with a narration by Sir David Attenborough and music by Richard Grassby-Lewis.

FAO.  The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)  )

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Statistics

How we wrecked the ocean
Doom and gloom talk: Coral reef ecologist Jeremy Jackson lays out the shocking state of the ocean today: overfished, overheated, polluted, with indicators that things will get much worse. Astonishing photos and stats make the case.

Net Works
A project in the Philippines turning old fishing nets into something new!

New to TED?
What is this thing you’ve stumbled upon? “TED”? Talks on riveting ideas: Technology, Entertainment, Design and so much more. Here’s a TED primer, featuring 11 classic talks on the full range of topics presented on the site.

True Facts About the Mantis Shrimp

TED Talk: Crocheting A Coral Reef

World Ocean radio
A weekly series of five-minute audio essays on a wide range of ocean issues from science and education to advocacy and projects.

Marine Stewardship Council
Follow the fish from boat to plate and meet the pioneers of sustainable fishing in MSC’ short movie.

Viruses on fish farms + wild salmon = bad news

This is your brain on ocean: [article] Great article by Wallace J. Nichols.

An ocean of viruses[article] Viruses abound in the world’s oceans, yet researchers are only beginning to understand how they affect life and chemistry from the water’s surface to the sea floor.

Massive Molasses Spill Devastates Honolulu Marine Life: [article] news article on effects of molasses spill

Oceans: Our Living Resource [infographic]

Ocean Life: Diversity, Distribution, Abundance: [infographic] Awesome map of Ocean Life: Diversity, Distribution, Abundance by Census for Marine Life and National Geographic

Otters and seagrass recovery [infographic] To restore lost seagrass, just add some otters. According to a new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, these adorable critters help counteract the harmful effects of fertilizer pollution.

PEW: Restoring Our Nation’s Ocean Fish [infographic]

—Who has the fish? [infographic]

—Good climate change story
http://apps.seattletimes.com/reports/sea-change/2013/nov/2/can-sea-life-adapt/

Gigantic fish traps
—http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/google-earth-reveals-secret-gigantic-persian-gulf-fish-traps/

Article on —Bycatch  http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2014/jun/17/partnership-fisheries-ocean-sustainable-fishing-whales-bycatch

—National Geographic feature on aquaculture- how to farm a better fish?

OCEANA – Fishing subsidies:  Overfishing and subsidies – a vicious cycle. [infographic]

WWF – Seafood in the Coral Triangle [infographic]

WWF – Turtles in the Coral Triangle [infographic]

What is trawling? [infographic]

PEW: Fins and Feathers – Why Little Fish Are a Big Deal to Florida’s Coastal Waterbirds [summary article]

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