South Africa has expanded its marine protection areas (MPAs) to provide protection to 90 percent of marine habitat types, the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) said on Tuesday.

MUMBAI: The BMC has decided to appoint Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CMFRI) to study the impact of its ambitious Mumbai Coastal Road project on the livelihood of fisherman and o

Chemicals leaching from plastic pollution may be harming ocean bacteria which produce 10 per cent of the oxygen that we breathe, a study has found.

CANACONA: Once famous for clams harvested from their riverbeds, Canacona and Betul are facing a critical situation as the shellfish is reported to be on the verge of extinction due to water polluti

Global warming has made more than twice ocean dwellers disappear in comparison to land dwellers from their habitats, a study discovered.

MARGAO: The otherwise fascinating Zalor beach that attracts tourists as well as locals wore an ugly look on Sunday as it has been invaded by tar balls that usually make their appearance just before

The Indonesian government has established three new marine protected areas within the Coral Triangle, home to the highest diversity of corals and reef fishes anywhere on the planet.

Researchers have documented what they are describing as the most severe coral bleaching to hit the world’s southern-most reef at Lord Howe Island.

Balloons and balloon fragments are the deadliest kinds of marine pollution for seabirds, killing almost one in five birds that ingest the soft plastic, according to a new study published in the jou

Over 7,000 new microbial species in the oceans were discovered by researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which made the results public on Monday.

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