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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.
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...

Seals to keep watch on remote Antarctic glacier

Two species of seals will help keep watch on a huge glacier in West Antarctica that is at risk of collapse.
pelican

Factors of extinction and how some species are bouncing back

Humans, given their tendency to atrocity, have a preconceived notion that we have dominion over the earth and everything that’s in it - you...
Coral reef, Red Sea, by Tim Nicholson of SCUBA Travel

Addressing the State of the Ocean’s Health (and Ways to Fix It)

There are five major issues in the oceans due to humans. What are they and how can we fix them?
Deep water horizon oil rig explosion

Looking back at the Deepwater Horizon spill 8 years on

You know an event is big when they cast Mark Wahlberg to star in a film telling the story six years later. That is...
Even drinks cans contain plastic

5 everyday items that contain hidden plastic

Plastic is a big problem for our oceans - a fact that has been widely publicised through environmental and conservation organisations. According to National...
Plastic pollution on beach

How Does Plastic End Up in the Ocean and How Do We Stop It?

We all know that our oceans have become a dumping ground for rubbish and our coastlines are covered in plastic. It’s been all over...
Sunscreens

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