Research institute Wageningen Marine Research Research into strategic and applied marine ecology. About us Follow Wageningen Marine Research on Follow us on facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Follow us on YouTube follow_instagram_label Sea turtle research: Nomads of the Caribbean In Wageningen World an article about sea turtles. Wageningen researchers and local ngo's wanting to know more about the lives and the long migrations... Read more Wageningen Marine Research examines the behavior of bats at offshore wind turbines Various land-based studies show that wind turbines can cause fatalities amongst bats, in particular during migration. Wageningen Marine Research is... Read more Dubious honour for the Gannet Northern Gannets started breeding on the German island Helgoland about 25 years ago. In 1991 the first breeding record ended tragically because the... Read more Feathers with a story Our research into plastics ingested by Northern Fulmars has additional benefits. As a standard component of our study, moult of the feathers is... Read more Go to News & Calendar Dossiers Weblogs Projects Publications Facilities, Products and Services Work at Wageningen Marine Research About us Expertise areas Contact Areas of expertise Aquaculture & fisheries Delta technology Marine ecology Maritime technology Marine policy Go to: About us Facilities & services Work & internships Best research photos Contact & addresses IMARES has a new name: Wageningen Marine Research Read more Photo of the week: To investigate whether coral reefs grow or erode in the Caribbean, a small piece of the reef is enclosed by a tent and carefully monitored. The main threats are pollution, overfishing and climate change, causing "bleaching" and ocean acidification. Bleached coral loses pigments and dies from lack of energy.