A groundbreaking alternative to plastic, MarinaTex, has been created by university student Lucy Hughes and has received financial backing from James Dyson.
In order to protect its fishing and logging communities, Kenya is issuing ID cards to individuals to curb illegal fishing and destruction of forests.
Small plastic particles are more prevalent in ocean 'slicks' where baby fish feed and grow - that means more plastic is getting into the ocean food chain.
Illegal fishing undermines economic development, national security, food security and human rights – and nowhere is this more starkly evident than in the Pacific.
The five biggest emitters would contribute around 25% of this projected rise, the study says, with China accounting for 10cm by 2300, followed by the US with 7cm, the 28 member countries ...
2019 has been the second warmest year on record. But, what role does El Niño have in this?
From providing habitats to absorbing carbon, the world’s coral reefs play a critical role - but they’re increasingly under threat.
Robotic boats could more rapidly locate the most valuable sampling spots in uncharted waters.
More than 35% of the world's mangroves are already gone and they are disappearing three to five times faster than other forests, according to international conservation group WWF.
On World Tsunami Awareness Day, the Japanese seaside town of Onagawa – where more than 800 died in 2011 – reveals how it rebuilt itself with a counter-intuitive approach.
The Ocean Cleanup Foundation is tackling the issue of plastic pollution in the world's oceans by collecting and cleaning waste from major rivers.
Here's our round-up of the latest stories from around the world about issues affecting food.
For a country completely surrounded by the sea, Australia depends heavily on the health of its seas and coasts. Yet a recent report suggests rising tides, warming seas and increased extre...
Sea level rise is inevitable – but what we do today can still prevent catastrophe for coastal regions, writes Zita Sebesvari, Head of Environmental Vulnerability and Ecosystem Services a...
Drinks companies around the world are looking to new packaging solutions to help reduce plastic pollution in the oceans.