25% of tanker vessel market below 20 years of age are going to be decommissioned

NAIROBI: In a major collaboration to make the oceans litter-free, four more countries -- Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa -- on Wednesday joined UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign by commi

Antibiotics that has spilled from farms into the natural environment may be a bigger factor in spreading resistance to life-saving drugs than previously thought, report says.

A group of “source” reefs have been identified that could form the basis of a life support system for the Great Barrier Reef, helping repair damage by bleaching, starfish and other disturbances.

Regattas and other marina-related events planned for this weekend could be cancelled depending on the severity of an oil spill – and progress in its clean-up – on Thursday.

Scientists have found plastic in the stomachs of animals living more than 10 kilometres below the ocean surface in the deepest places on Earth.

This paper details a methodology for calculating the extent of terrestrial and marine protected areas recorded in the World Database on Protected Areas by country, type and IUCN management categories.

Coral reefs are among Earth’s best-studied ecosystems, yet the degree to which large predators influence the ecology of coral reefs remains an open and contentious question. Recent studies indicate the consumptive effects of large reef predators are too diffuse to elicit trophic cascades. Here, we provide evidence that such predators can produce non-consumptive (fear) effects that flow through herbivores to shape the distribution of seaweed on a coral reef.

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CHENNAI: The South Indian Fishermen Welfare Association has demanded compensation to fishermen in Nochikuppam who were affected by demonetisation, cyclone Vardah and Chennai oil spill.

Initial ship estimate of 2 tonnes led to delay in proper response; both ships at fault for collision

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