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Miracle bioplastic

New Marinatex wins award for solving many plastic problems

Lucy Hughes from the University of Sussex has won the James Dyson Award for designing MarinaTex - a bioplastic made of organic fish waste...
Humpback whale

Love Whales? They Can Help Solve Climate Change

How whales permanently remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - not only minimising the effects of climate change, but also supporting the health of commercial fisheries.
Red Sea Diving

Egypt ups environmental standards to protect coral reefs

Egypt is adopting Green Fins environmental standards to protect its coral reefs. The country has become the first in its region and the 11th...
Coral reef Australia

“Changed and less resilient”: Great Barrier Reef at risk

One of the great joys of scuba diving is having the opportunity to witness the incredible beauty of our oceans. Teaming with some of...
climate change - time to do something

Can we stop, or even reverse, climate change?

It would not be an overstatement to say that climate change is the greatest crisis facing the human race. The potential warming of our...
Coral

Which sunscreens are safe for sea life and which should you avoid?

It's a minefield trying to buy a sunscreen which doesn't harm the sea life. Even those trumpeting their green credentials are not always free from harmful chemicals and components. You have to read the label very carefully. So what are the nasties to look out for?
Healthy coral reef

How to protect corals from climate change?

The best way to protect corals threatened by climate change is to conserve a wide range of their habitats, according to a study in...
Coral Reef on Little Brother in the Red Sea by Tim Nicholson of SCUBA Travel

Red Sea bans single use plastics

Egypt's Red Sea Governorate has introduced a ban on single-use plastics. The ban covers items including disposable plastic bags, cutlery and cups, and aims to...

Unsustainable renewable energy developments in Indonesia

Renewable energy is certainly a direction the world needs to take. With research indicating that we have less than 11 years before the effects...
Renewable energy - windmills

What are the different types of renewable energy?

Renewable energy is generating power using sustainable, environmentally-friendly sources. Research has shown that the effects of climate change, caused by industries such as meat,...