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Palau bans harmful sunscreens

Diving hotspot Palau is the world's first country to ban sunscreen lotion containing environmentally harmful ingredients.
Surprisingly sustainable fish fingers

Cheap is good for sustainable fish fingers

Saver brands of fish fingers are surprisingly sustainable. They contain just four different species - Atlantic cod, Pacific cod, Alaska pollock and haddock

The looming threat to our oceans

In January 2018, British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her plan to tackle the growing tide of plastic waste filling the ocean. The proposals...
Cup of Tea

Which tea bags are free of plastic?

It came as a surprise to most people to learn that tea bags contained plastic. The plastic in question is polypropylene, which seals the...
The Sea

The Impact of Rising Sea Levels on the US

One of the main issues posing a threat to the environment as we know it today is that sea levels are rising at a...

Ocean Clean-Up System Launches for Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Ocean Cleanup device heads for great Pacific garbage patch. Propelled by wind and waves, it to passively catches and concentrates plastic debris in front of it.

Fleet of robots maps ocean fronts

The robots will help us to understand and monitor how key issues such as climate change, ocean acidification, unsustainable fishing, pollution, waste, loss of habitats and biodiversity, shipping, security and mining are affecting global ocean sustainability and stewardship.
Great Barrier Reef

How the Great Barrier Reef Foundation is working to save a natural wonder

Spanning 2,900km over 2,600 individual pieces of coral and 900 islands, and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is a world renowned marvel...
Beluga whales in the pack ice in West Greenland. Ships using the Northwest Passage would travel through Baffin Bay off Greenland's west coast.

Which marine mammals are most at risk from increased Arctic ship traffic?

The most vulnerable marine mammals were found to be narwhals. These animals migrate through parts of the Northwest Passage to and from their summertime habitats.

Offshore wind farming is the most underrated source of renewable energy

In recent years, more and more attention has been given to renewable energy sources in contrast to the traditionally oversought crude oils, natural gases...