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Lush Latest Company to Phase Out Harmful Plastic Granules

Many, if not most, cosmetic companies are posing an unnecessary threat to the oceans with the tiny plastic micro-granules they add to their products...

Global warming turns fish deaf

Is it important that global warming turns fish deaf? Yes. For coral reef fish, sound is vital for them to judge where to settle...

Preserving deep-sea natural heritage

Human activity in the deep sea is extending ever deeper, with recent research showing that this environment is more sensitive to human and natural...
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Ocean Nitrogen Rising

Changes in the ratio of nitrate to phosphorus in the oceans off the coasts of Korea and Japan may influence marine ecology and the...

Healthy Coral Reefs Hit Hard by Warmer Temperatures

Coral disease outbreaks have struck the healthiest sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, where for the first time researchers have conclusively linked disease severity...

Greenpeace confronts Mediterranean Tuna Fishermen

The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior has headed off to sea on a campaign to defend the Mediterranean and halt destructive bluefin tuna fishing operations....

Murky waters: Media reporting of marine protected areas in South Australia

A study to be published in the Marine Policy journal found the public poorly informed on marine protection. A well-informed public is more...
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3 reasons why sea level is rising

What has caused a sea level rise of 80 mm in just the last 24 years?
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Great Barrier Reef: Australia to ban Sediment Dumping on Part of Reef

Australia has declared that it will ban dumping of sediment in the marine park area of the Great Barrier Reef, but not in the...
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...