About MarineBIO

Since 1998, The MarineBio Conservation Society (MarineBio) has been a nonprofit volunteer marine conservation and science education group working online together to educate the world about ocean life, marine biology, marine conservation, and a sea ethic.

What are animals thinking and feeling?

By |2017-05-07T00:45:39+00:00November 19th, 2015|News|

Everyone should watch this.... From the author of some of our favorites books: "Song for the Blue Ocean", "Eye of the Albatross" and recently "Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel", Dr. Carl Safina, President of The Safina Center at Stony Brook, presents: "What's going on inside the brains of animals? Can we know what, [...]

Jellyfish-like Creatures & Carbon Dioxide

By |2017-05-07T00:58:59+00:00July 12th, 2006|News|

Transparent jellyfish-like creatures known as a salps, considered by many a low member in the ocean food web, may be more important to the fate of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide in the ocean than previously thought. In the May issue of Deep Sea Research, scientists report that salps, about the size of a human [...]

What’s really being done?

By |2017-05-07T00:55:20+00:00July 11th, 2006|News|

So I spent some time this morning browsing through the UN Atlas of the Oceans — a solid hour of browsing — and I can't figure out what the UN is really doing to protect the oceans and marine life. The Atlas is a HUGE resource - but there were a lot of blank pages [...]

World’s coral reefs left vulnerable by paper parks

By |2018-05-19T14:43:13+00:00July 10th, 2006|News|

This is extremely troubling. What good are policies and plans if they’re written—then ignored or implemented but poorly monitored? What can we do to change this? Again, this seems a perfect example for why the world needs a global governing body with power to enforce and monitor policies. Is that too unrealistic to even consider? [...]

Is The World Ready?

By |2017-05-07T00:52:19+00:00July 9th, 2006|News|

For the oceans to recover from more than 50 years of daily abuse worldwide from overfishing and pollution from a million sources, stronger measures are needed on a global scale and enforced on a global level. MarineBio poses the question: What if the following policies were put into place? Though some may seem a bit [...]