Below are groups and resources (books, articles, websites, etc.) related to this topic. Click on an item’s title to go its resource page with author, publisher, description/abstract and other details, a link to the full text if available, as well as links to related topics in the Subject Index. You can also browse the Title, Author, Subject, Chronological, Dewey, LoC, and Format indexes, or use the Search box.
Results13 Connexions Library
3 Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
4 Sources Experts & Spokespersons
3 Sources Library
Commercial Ships Could Be Quieter, but They Aren't: Shipbuilding economics and lack of regulations are getting in the way of a quieter ocean
As the ocean drowns in sound, the number of studies showing the harmful effects of noise on marine life has surged. And so, too, have the projections for how loud things might soon become.
Connexions Library: Environment Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Connexions Library: Oceans, Lakes, Rivers, Water Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on water, rivers, streams, wetlands, lakes, rivers, oceans, marine life.
All around the world, much of the world's marine biodiversity face threats from human and activities as well as natural. It is feared that very soon, many reefs could die off.
Dwindling Fish Catch Could Leave a Billion Hungry
Fish catches are expected to decline dramatically in the world's tropical regions because of climate change, but may increase in the north, said a new study published Thursday. This mega-shift in ocea...
The End of the Line: How Overfishing is Changing the World and What We Eat
Decades and even centuries of habitat destruction, pollution, and overfishing have transformed and degraded the oceans.
Muddying the waters
The by-products of aluminium extraction have been poisoning the Mediterranean for almost 20 years. But the closure of the plant that produces them would cost jobs in an underemployed region.
Ocean 'dead zones' are spreading - and that spells disaster for fish
Oxygen levels in our oceans are falling, producing growing 'dead zones' where only the hardiest organisms can survive. The causes are simple: pollution with nutrient-rich wastes, and global warming. B...
Paradise Lost at Sea: Rethinking Cruise Vacations
Klein's book looks at the hidden realities of cruise ships. The cruise lines prefers to keep some of the ugly truths from media scrutiny: cruise ship safety, sexual assaults, onboard crime and injury ...
The Rising Seas
Saving the Oceans
MacInnis, Joseph (ed.)
This collection of writings from experts from around the world examines how the oceans are necessary to life on Eath, and what is being done by scientists and environmentalists to save them.
Sea of Slaughter
Documents the white European's onslaught on the North American continent, and its devastating results for other life. Mowat writes of the slaughter of buffalo and walrus, wolves and whales, of the vi...
State of the World's Oceans: New Internationalist January/February 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
A look at the how the world's ocean is being destroyed and its effects on the earth.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society
The Canadian Marine Environment Protection Society (C-MEPS) is a volunteer-run, Canadian registered charitable society founded in 1993 and based in Vancouver, British Columbia. So many years later, mo...
David Suzuki Foundation
Since 1990, the David Suzuki Foundation has worked to find ways for society to live in balance with the natural world that sustains us. Focussing on four program areas -- oceans and sustainable fishin...
West Coast Environmental Law Association
To provide legal advice, representation, education and research which seeks to ensure enviromental protection and effective public involvement in environmental decision-making.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national, not-for-profit charitable organization. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, carrying out research, developing and delivering education programs, promoting the...
International Hydrographic Organization
The International Hydrographic Organization is an intergovernmental consultative and technical organization that was established in 1921 to support the safety in navigation and the protection of the marine environment. The object...
International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is an independent judicial body established by the Convention to adjudicate disputes arising out of the interpretation and application of the Convention. The Tribunal is composed o...
World Meterological Organization
The WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting dist...
The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Dear, I.C.B., Kemp, Peter
This book covers aspects of life on and under the sea: terms, oceanography, shipwrecks, shanties, sailors, explorers, maritime inventors, steam, tidal power, marine wildlife, piracy, the East India Co...
Thousands of Atlantic salmon escape fish farm near Victoria after nets damaged
Thousands of Atlantic salmon escaped into Pacific waters east of Victoria, BC after facilities containing an estimated 305,000 fish were damaged at a U.S. fish farm in the San Juan Island.
War on the seabed: the shellfishing battle
In the fertile inshore waters of the west coast of Scotland, a battle is brewing between small-boat fisherman and industrial trawlers.