The oceans are a vital source of life, livelihoods, food and biodiversity. We need a plan to rescue them.
The FAO’s new report charts the trends influencing the global fishing industry.
When we think about conservation, we often think of species which are as photogenic as they are fragile. That needs to changes, says Mei Lin. Part of our XxXX series of interviews profili...
Protecting fish and reducing pollution will help protect corals and slow down climate change.
Africa’s rich coastal waters have long been plundered by foreign fleets. It's time we did something about that, says Caroline Kende-Robb.
On World Oceans Day, four activists explain why we must save our seas – and how you can help.
A data visualization makes the full scale of the problem facing the world’s oceans crystal clear.
Native antarctic eco-systems are being threatened by warmer waters and the arrival of new species.
The world’s oceans should be on the agenda of the G7 summit in Japan, says Wendy Broadgate.
The over-supply of oil has led to a jam of super-tankers in some of the world’s busiest sea lanes.
Sea levels could rise by two metres by 2100 – doubling previous predictions, according to a new study.
A new study suggests reform could quickly turn around the fate of the world’s fisheries.
Researchers have identified a new bacterium that feeds on polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
'The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics.' report provides, for the first time, a vision of a global economy in which plastics never become waste, and outlines concret...
New research has found that, much like humans who get sick when they’re rundown and overworked, bleaching may be a trigger for viral outbreaks of corals.