Tag: marine conservation

October 3, 2017

Old nautical charts inform reef conservation in Florida Keys

When British navigators charted the global waters they sailed centuries ago, they didn’t intend to record ecological information that would have a bearing on marine conservation. A recent study tapped...

February 27, 2017

JWM study: Low-quality marine habitat impacts murrelet

Dubbed “the enigma of the Pacific” until ornithologists finally tracked down its nest in the 1970s, the marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus) is a seabird that forages by the coast and...