marine protected areas
‘Sticky questions’ raised by study on coral reefs
A new UBC study on the impact of climate change on coral reefs is raising sticky questions about conservation. It found coral in more polluted and high traffic water handled extreme heat events better than a more remote, untouched reef.
Aug 11, 2021
Only four per cent of the ocean is protected: UBC research
Despite global efforts to increase the area of the ocean that is protected, only four per cent of it lies within marine protected areas, according to a UBC study.
Oct 26, 2015
Sharks worth more in the ocean than on the menu
Sharks are worth more in the ocean than in a bowl of soup, according to researchers from the University of British Columbia.
May 30, 2013
Expedition team releases photographs of threatened double-barrier reef
A rare double-barrier reef in the Philippines is facing grave threats and urgently needs increased protection, according to new photographic evidence released today by a team of marine conservationists and photographers organized by Project Seahorse, a partnership of the University of British Columbia and the Zoological Society of London.
Apr 15, 2013