May 28, 2022

UNESCO launches a program to map 80% of the seabed

Just over one-fifth of the ocean floor features are accurately known, especially near the shore, in the first few hundred kilometers around the coastline and ...
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The shortcomings of “French-style” marine protected areas

Despite a constantly increasing protected maritime surface, some French seabeds are still threatened by activities often linked to fishing. Scientists consider marine protected areas to ...
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Marine protected areas, not very effective against accidental captures

DECRYPTION – According to the researchers, these static zones are less and less suitable for limiting these captures. The demand for aquatic foods could double ...
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A dangerous invasive algae arrives on the Var coast

DECRYPTION – This species, which arrived from the Red Sea, took advantage of the warming waters to move to the French coasts. She had already ...
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France eyes the El Dorado from its seabed

INVESTIGATION – Better explore the seas to perhaps one day exploit their riches. The Head of State has set this objective as part of his ...
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Dive into mysterious underwater rings

STORY – The Gombessa 6 expedition will attempt to understand the origin of surprising circular structures, 120 meters deep off Cap Corse. The stay will ...
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