Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Oceans (3 found)

Mortality and starvation of wildlife: Could anchovies be the cause?

Researchers in California noticed alarming changes to ecosystems. Starvation of Brown Pelicans, disappearance of seabirds, and sea lions deaths all happening in succession begged the question: what was happening in their habitat? A recent study suggests an unlikely answer: the anchovy. 

Keep the fish in the sea: An approach from environmental criminology

Illegal fishing is one of the main causes of fish stocks depletion. Provocative new research draws on environmental criminology to understand what is driving illegal fishing globally.

Ocean acidification: A pressing threat to coral reefs

Climate change is making oceans more acidic. Will coral reefs survive in those conditions? A new publication investigates the effects of ocean acidification on corals, and the results are terrifying.