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Mercury releases contaminate ocean fish

Scientists say mercury released into the air and then deposited into the oceans contaminates seafood that is eaten by people across the world. Over...
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...

40 Percent of Species Threatened with Extinction

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species has found that two in five organisms are threatened with extinction. Large marine animals top the extinction...
space junk

Streets, Seas and Stars: Nightmares of Pollution

Scientists predict that the current rate of climate change will cause irreversible damage within 12 years. Industry, construction and pollution has ravaged the planet...

World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve is at Baja California

A thriving undersea wildlife park tucked away near the southern tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has proven to be the most robust marine reserve...

Creature of the Month: Plumose Anemone

Plumose anemones (Metridium senile) occur in large numbers in good diving areas in temperate waters. They comprise a tall, smooth column topped with a...

International Effort to Combat Med Oil Spill

Over 140 kilometres of Mediterranean coastline have been polluted after Israeli forces bombed a power station last month. Marine experts were unable to visit...