Climate Change

Ocean Opportunities

Ocean Opportunities

Jobs, Post-Docs, PhD, Masters, conferences, workshops, courses, internships, webinars, and a splash of citizen science opportunities in all kinds of ocean/marine sciences, science communication, and management from around the world

How do Corals reproduce in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)?

How do Corals reproduce in Easter Island (Rapa Nui)?

Rapa Nui - or as us English speakers like to call it Easter Island - is home to some of the most isolated coral reefs in the world. They are not immune to coral bleaching, but they do seem to have a rather remarkable recovery rate. Join Itziar Burgués as she talks about her work on the reproduction of Rapa Nui corals - and how it has helped them survive.

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

YOUMARES – a conference run by, and dedicated to, budding and early-career marine scientists - is taking place in Germany this September. Simon Jungblut tells us more!

When Ocean Acidification meets Aquaculture

When Ocean Acidification meets Aquaculture

Numerous studies have indicated acidification and in some cases more specifically, saturation state (the amount of carbonate dissolved in seawater relative to the maximum it can hold) will have impacts on marine life, including species used for aquaculture.

Engineered Ocean for Carbon Storage

Engineered Ocean for Carbon Storage

With fossil fuel emissions continuing unabated, relying purely on natural carbon sinks to temper our emissions may no longer be an option.  For a number of years, researchers, policy makers, and commercial ventures have been looking to increase carbon storage options - including geoengineering of the oceans.

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

We know climate change is altering coral reef ecosystems, but how will these changes impact the human communities that depend on them for their livelihood?