Two Lessons: On rare occasions, some very strange predators can appear, uninvited, in the marine aquarium. And: Things are not always what they seem to be!
The PBS program “Poisoned Waters” provides evidence of the degree to which human development and other activities threaten our aquatic heritage.
The aquarium trade remains in focus as a contributor to reef degradation. The issues, therefore, remain much as they were a decade ago. Rather than being seen as a tool for education about reefs and reef conservation, the aquarium trade is seen as part of the problem.
During tough economic times, does the aquarium industry find itself struggling, or flourishing?
Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act, HR6311, seeks to prevent the introduction of invasive species through a mixture of white lists and possession bans, which could have dire consequences for the aquarium industry and hobby.