By Andrea Kramar and Sarah Porter
With the worldwide race to develop and manufacture vaccines came renewed interest in horseshoe crabs. The sea creatures, which are over 350 million years old and known as “living dinosaurs,” have been critical to the development of COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s how they have been surviving in the waters off of New York and New Jersey — and why they’re in danger.
This piece was prepared online by Panuruji Kenta, Publisher, SEVENSEAS Media
Originally published at SEVENSEAS Media.
The Government of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) announced its first Marine Protected Area (MPA) in Grand-Béréby. Under Professor Joseph Séka SEKA’s chairmanship, Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development a major ceremony took place on-site, with strong involvement of the local communities and high-level participation of different national ministries, UN representatives and international guests, including the ambassador of Sweden. As the Environment Minister in his press release describes, adopted Côte d’Ivoire Law n°2017–378 of 2 June 2017 on the Development, Protection and Integrated Management of Coastal Areas. The Grand Béréby site has been identified as the first site in the…
Creating the world’s leading ocean conservation network.