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17 07 2021 | 13:26

Seahorses Extinction Assessment Reveals Threatened Species and Knowledge Gaps

Last month conservationists working with SeaLife Aquarium in Australia dropped 18 biodegradable "hotels" into Sydney Harbor and Port Stephens to help one of the region's most endangered species: tiny…

05 07 2021 | 10:21

Damaging ‘fly-shooting’ fishing in Channel sparks concerns

Small-scale fishers say mostly EU fleet is devastating catches with method that nets entire shoals of fish. The UK has been accused of allowing a fleet of mainly EU “fly-shooting” fishing boats “…

05 07 2021 | 09:55

Great Barrier Reef: leading scientists praise Unesco’s ‘in danger’ warning

Group of reef and climate scientists say world heritage warning merited and Australia has not ‘pulled its weight on emissions’. Five of the world’s leading reef and climate scientists have thanked…

05 07 2021 | 09:08

We can now track ocean microplastics from space, by looking at how winds and water interact

Researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M) have developed a new approach to tracking microplastics in ocean waters, anywhere in the world, on a daily basis. This relies on satellites from the…

29 06 2021 | 08:40

WWF Says Mediterranean Heating 20% Faster Than World's Oceans.

Countries fringing the Mediterranean need to turn at least 30% of its waters into Protected Maritime Areas (MPAs) by 2030 and rein in overfishing and pollution, urged the World Wide Fund for Nature's…

23 06 2021 | 10:56

The clock is ticking to deliver Europe’s 100 MW ocean energy target

There are more than enough ocean energy projects in the works to meet the European Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy’s target of 100 MW by 2025, according to Ocean Energy Europe (OEE). 17 major…

18 06 2021 | 12:42

GREENPEACE AFRICA: West African oceans are being plundered for dietary supplements, cosmetics and pet food.

A new Greenpeace report exposes how more than half a million tonnes of small pelagic fish are extracted every year along the coast of West Africa.

16 06 2021 | 09:09

UK signs up to global alliance to protect our oceans and at-risk communities

The UK has announced its membership of the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA). The alliance aims to drive $500 million of global investment by 2030 into nature-based solutions to…

15 06 2021 | 14:56

Plastic Pellet Spill From Burning Ship Causes ‘Worst Beach Pollution’ in Sri Lanka’s History.

A chemical-laden ship sank off the coast of Sri Lanka Wednesday, after burning for nearly two weeks.

15 06 2021 | 02:46

3,000 Shipping Containers Fell Into the Pacific Ocean Last Winter.

You're right if you think you've been hearing a lot about container ships lately.

05 06 2021 | 12:01

Rapid heating of Indian Ocean worsening cyclones, say scientists.

Rising ocean temperatures caused by climate crisis increasing number of cyclones and intensity of storms, say experts. India’s cyclone season is being made more intense by the rapidly heating Indian…

21 05 2021 | 18:54

More than a handful: A thousand rivers bring plastic into the oceans.

It's not just the big rivers, the small ones also contribute to the problem. The global plastic problem just got more complicated. In a new study, researchers found nearly 80% of the plastic…

29 04 2021 | 14:05

My Octopus Teacher Oscar Win Raises Profile of Unique African Kelp Forest.

My Octopus Teacher, the heartwarming story about a man's friendship with a common octopus, took home the Oscar for best documentary feature Sunday night. The movie brought international attention to…

27 04 2021 | 10:34

Ocean science and technology critical to restore deteriorating global marine environment, warns latest UN assessment.

21 April, New York -- The world is at risk of losing many of the benefits the ocean provides, warns the latest United Nations assessment on the state of the world’s ocean, which was released today,…

27 04 2021 | 09:48

Climate crisis has shifted the Earth’s axis, study shows.

Massive melting of glaciers has tilted the planet’s rotation, showing the impact of human activities The massive melting of glaciers as a result of global heating has caused marked shifts in the…

23 04 2021 | 10:32

A rare tropical cyclone is approaching one of Africa's most populated cities

(CNN)A rare tropical cyclone is approaching Tanzania and could become the first cyclone to make landfall in the nation in modern records. Tropical Cyclone Jobo, located near Madagascar in the South…

20 04 2021 | 09:31

The ocean is becoming more stable – here’s why that might not be a good thing

If you’ve ever been seasick, “stable” may be the last word you associate with the ocean. But as global temperatures rise, the world’s oceans are technically becoming more stable. When scientists…

20 04 2021 | 08:40

Marine Life Is Fleeing the Equator to Cooler Waters – This Could Trigger a Mass Extinction Event

The tropical water at the equator is renowned for having the richest diversity of marine life on Earth, with vibrant coral reefs and large aggregations of tunas, sea turtles, manta rays and whale…

13 04 2021 | 10:22

We can stop thousands of tons of pollution from reaching the ocean — just by changing our laundry habits

It's a small change that can make a very big difference. Every day, some 13,000 tons of microfibers are released into European waters — that’s equivalent to two garbage trucks of small textile…

04 04 2021 | 08:47

Hidden boundaries of lost continent 'Zealandia' revealed in incredible detail

The underwater continent broke off from Gondwana 80 million years ago. A new ocean-mapping expedition is drawing the boundaries of Zealandia, a submerged "lost continent" that hosts New Zealand and…