Daniel Salliss

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Planet’s biggest protected marine reserve created

The Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world’s largest marine protected area (MPA) after an international agreement was made at the meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Tasmania, Australia. After five years of deadlock, representatives from the European Union and 24 individual countries have agreed that…

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Catch of the day

When it comes to being attracted to others, we will all agree that a sexy accent can seal the deal. As it happens, this is also the case for cod, whose differing accents are causing scientists to worry for the fish’s mating prospects. Increasing sea temperatures due to climate change are driving Cornish cod to…

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Hope for World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

An international trading ban has been imposed on the world’s most trafficked mammal, the pangolin, at a CITES conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, giving new hope to an animal on the brink of extinction. A unanimous vote between the 183 countries, which constitutes the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES), means the ban…

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