In order to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and secure the livelihoods of millions across the developing world, harmful subsidies to large fleets must end by 2020.
As climate change opens up access to trade routes and resources in the Arctic, it's time to consider whether emerging technology will exacerbate and solve conflict near the North pole
Fish consumption is at an all-time high, and third of the world's oceans are overfished, according to the FAO.
The second-biggest reef in the world has been taken off the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. After being used, much of this plastic finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, where it can m...
From educating coastal communities to promoting the 'blue economy', meet five people working hard to safeguard the future of our marine environments.
A study of satellite imagery of the Antarctic ice sheet reveals it is melting much faster than previously thought.
Indonesia is the world’s second-biggest ocean plastic polluter after China. Now the government has enlisted the help of the country’s religious leaders in the fight against plastic waste.
Plastic pollution is a key global issue, but micriplastics are finding their way into every part of our ecosystem.
The world can seem awash with bad news about the ocean, but there are also a few significant bright spots. Here are five that have made waves recently.
Greenpeace recently announced that microplastics have been found in Antarctic snow.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are a biodiversity hotspot. But their marine ecosystem is under threat, unless we act now.
Overfishing and climate change are the driving forces behind the deteriorating health of the ocean, the world’s largest ecosystem and the source of climate regulation for our entire plane...
For a healthy planet, we need healthy oceans. Yet they are under threat. The time to act on this is now.
Have you ever seen a whale coming to the surface to breathe? If so, you will have seen a spray rising as it takes a breath. That's whale snot, and it's incredibly important.