Researchers are still trying to learn why the population of African penguins has dropped precipitously over the last 15 years—some estimates say by 90%—but most agree that climate change is a major

Researchers at The Ocean Cleanup - a Dutch foundation developing new technologies for ridding the oceans of plastic - say rivers carry an estimated 1.15-2.41 million tonnes of plastic into the sea

The Ocean Atlas illustrates the important role played by the seas and the global maritime ecosystems – not just for people living on the coasts but for all of us. The Atlas provides up-to-date insights into the state of the seas that form a basis of human livelihood and into the factors threatening them.

As the international community focuses this week on preserving the health of global oceans and seas, the United Nations agencies on agriculture, environment and trade are committing to the sustaina

President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced to the UN Ocean Conference that the government of Gabon has created a network of marine protected areas the size of Costa Rica.

CHENNAI: While the Tamil Nadu government and the fisherfolk of seafront villages maintain that the fish have not been contaminated by the Ennore oil spill of January, a report by the ministry of ea

On World Oceans Day, 8 June, UNESCO will present the first ever global stock-taking of the oceanographic sciences at the United Nations' Ocean Conference, at the UN in New York from 5 to 9 June.

Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef last year was even worse than expected, while the full impact of the most recent event is yet to be determined.

The government is mooting significant changes to the Coastal Regulation Zone notification (CRZ), file inspections under RTI by members of an NGO, Centre for Policy Research (CPR) has revealed.

Suakin — Concerns have been raised over leaking fuel and waste after a steamer, that has been idle for two years, sank off the Red Sea port of Suakin on Monday.

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