environment

environment

The world has lost 19 percent of its coral reefs, according to the 2008 global update of the world’s reef status.The report, released by...
Photo by Enric Sala/National Geographic A group of hammerhead sharks swims over the sandy seafloor populated with garden eels at Darwin Island. These sharks are known for their ability to make sudden and sharp turns as the unique wide-set placement of their eyes allows them a vertical 360-degree view, which is ideal for stalking their prey.

More sharks live around the Galapagos Darwin and Wolf Islands than anywhere else on the planet
microbeads company ranking

A ranking of the world’s 30 largest personal care companies, published today by Greenpeace, shows that big brands are failing to remove microplastics from...
Tuna

Fiji achieves first sustainable tuna fishing award, the fourth country in the South Pacific to do so.

Hundreds of new kinds of animal species surprised international researchers systematically exploring waters off two islands on the Great Barrier Reef and a reef...

The European Commission has launched a Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks. The aim is to rebuild shark stocks and...

Swarms of miniature robotic ocean explorers that could one day help predict where ocean currents will carry oil spills, and which marine areas should...

Short-sighted plans to allow European companies to buy their way out of making reductions in their greenhouse gas emissions are undermining efforts to prevent...

The establishment of marine protected areas is often viewed as a conflict between conservation and fishing. A new study in the journal Conservation Biology,...
Crown butterflyfish, Chaetodon paucifasciatus

Crown Butterflyfish (Chaetodon paucifasciatus) is an indicator species of healthy hard coral.