ARTICLES

SEXUAL PARASITISM: THE VIOLENCE AND THE SEX

Generally, a lot of creatures have been a victim of rejection from their female counterparts for one reason or another, some fishes are also not exempted from this shackle of rejection from their females e.g. the Angler fish. But they have managed to scale past this, through a technique called

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SEAGRASS AQUACULTURE: A MODEL FOR MITIGATING CLIMATE CHANGE

Seagrasses are marine plants known to inhabit both salt and brackish waters. They are seen all the coast, occupying the clear and shallow waters although some species also occupy the intertidal zone. This habitat positions them for ample penetration of light required for the process of photosynthesis. Often mistaken for

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GHOST FISHING: ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS, AND THE WAY FORWARD

Globally, ghost fishing is a significant danger to ocean habitats as well as a menace to the fisheries sub-sector. This phenomenon is increasing annually, causing mortality of a vast quantity of aquatic life. This article highlights the ecological and economic effects of ghost fishing and the possible solutions of solving

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LIFE BELOW WATER GOAL: OCEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Over a century, the world has depended on the ocean for various purposes such as the extraction of oil for transportation, coal and for electricity but then these important components are affecting our natural systems. Increase in the average surface temperatures of the earth is referred to as “Global warming”

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FUTURISTIC AQUAFISHERIES; THE FUTURE OF FISH

As I was walking along the street in my area, I noticed a Fish processor, struggling to prepare her traditional smoking kiln, I thought, fish, aside being a vital, nutrient-dense food for many nutritionally vulnerable people, including children, pregnant and lactating women, it is also a source of income. Let’s

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LET THE CELEBRATION CONTINUE

Reviewing all types of celebration mode in which the blue planet was celebrated by millions of people around the world yesterday, one should be excited. It was a remarkable day despite the current pandemic and the lock down measures in many countries as people took part in different events virtually

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Drainage Channel Abuse: Major Pathway to Ocean pollution

The incessant and inappropriate use and abuse of drainage channels in Nigeria is alarming! Amongst the purposes of drainage channel are to reduce flooding and ease the movement of unharmful liquid substances, rather than the intended purposes, the drainage channels are being used as waste banks. So sad! According to

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