Nicole diving at Port Noarlunga, South Australia

Q&A Series with New MarineGEO Team Member: Nicole Foster

March 31, 2023
Q&A with new MarineGEO Postdoctoral Researcher, Nicole Foster.
Katelyn hiking in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

Q&A Series with New MarineGEO Team Member: Katelyn DiBenedetto

March 31, 2023
Q&A with new MarineGEO Program Manager, Katelyn DiBenedetto.
Emily Anderson makes friends with a shark sucker while on the 2022 Belize MarineGEO campaign

Q&A Series with New MarineGEO Team Member: Emily Anderson

March 30, 2023
Q&A with new MarineGEO Research Technician, Emily Anderson.
Bibi Powers-McCormack

Q&A Series with New MarineGEO Team Member: Bibi Powers-McCormack

March 30, 2023
Q&A with new MarineGEO Data Technician, Bibi Powers-McCormack.
Motile organisms caught in the 2mm sieve are categorised by volunteers. Species are identified and counted.

2022 Field Updates from MarineGEO Hong Kong Observatory

March 30, 2023
MarineGEO Hong Kong Observatory announces the official opening of the Swine Institute of Marine Science and gives an update on their ARMS retrieval and processing.
A panel ready to be lowered into the water

2022 Field Updates from MarineGEO Central Coast Peru Observatory

March 30, 2023
MarineGEO Peru Observatory provides an update on the SED-BIOME and PANELS experiments.
Gillian Sadlier-Brown and Derek VanMaanen, field technicians from the Hakai Institute, take microbial samples from Pycnopodia near Calvert Island, British Columbia, Canada. Photo credit: Alyssa Gehman

2022 Field Updates from MarineGEO Hakai Observatory

March 29, 2023
MarineGEO Hackai provides an update on the projects they've been focused on in 2022, including a roadmap to recovery for the sunflower sea star, a study on food web connectivity, and the False Creek bioblitz.
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn samples a tagged coral colony, while a curious nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) observes her technique (Photo credit: Leah Harper).

In the COVID era, coral reefs face their own pandemic

March 29, 2023
The MarineGEO research team revisited the Carrie Bow Cay station in Belize in late 2022 and found that corals were facing their own pandemic, with signs of stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD) and a decline in coral cover.
Flourishing fish communities on a coral reef in Mangareva, French Polynesia

New MarineGEO Network Project Alert: BEACON Project

March 29, 2023
The BEACON project is a new MarineGEO network initiative to explore the relationship between biodiversity and energy availability in coastal marine ecosystems around the world.
Experiment deployed at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute at Bocas del Toro, Panama. (credit: Janina Seeman)

PanAmEx reveals that higher ocean temperatures lead to greater predation pressure

January 10, 2023
Scientists from 36 sites across 110 degrees of latitude ran the same experiment to assess the intensity and impact of predators on local marine invertebrate communities.
gorgonian coral in Panama

A doubling of coral cover on Carrie Bow Cay, Belize from 2014-2019

March 9, 2022
This study is the first to leverage the long-term photographic data collected by MarineGEO at Carrie Bow Cay to show that coral cover has improved there since the program began in 2014.
Fish swimming above squidpop

Global “BiteMap” Reveals How Marine Food Webs May Change With Climate

March 9, 2022
Where are small marine animals most vulnerable to getting eaten? The answer has big consequences for coastal ecosystems since predators can radically change underwater communities.
Students setting sail from Carrie Bow Cay

Tracking change in marine life on the Belize Barrier Reef

February 4, 2022
New analyses from over 5 years of monitoring at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, reveal insights into ecosystem function in coral reefs and surrounding habitats.
Fish swimming above squidpop

Seagrasses: A global ocean life support system

January 12, 2022
MarineGEO is coordinating global seagrass research to gain a baseline understanding of seagrasses and the communities they support, both wild and human.