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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,...
Reef blocks

New artificial reef technology aims to restore marine environments

A pioneering system for building artificial reefs is ideal for restoring complex marine environments. One of its most important roles is to help protect vulnerable fish stocks and other marine species whose habitats are at risk.
Jellyfish

Jellyfish inspire self-healing electronic skin

Jellyfish inspire self-healing electronic skin with the potential to reduce the millions of tonnes of electronic waste from broken mobile phones and tablets generated each year
Coral Reef

Equatorial coral reefs less affected by global warming

Ocean warming is threatening coral reefs globally. Whenever sea temperatures rise in an area, coral reefs degrade. However, a new study has found that...
blue whale

Migrating blue whales rely on memory to find prey

Meaning it could be difficult for whales to adapt if climate change causes food availability to deviate strongly from the whales' expectations.