MV QING, with 350 tonnes of oil, and the grounding of floating WISL dry dock, increase risk of oil spillage; gross negligence by authorities, claim environmentalists

One of the world’s most remote places, an uninhabited coral atoll, is also one of its most polluted.

Research released last month suggested that the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill caused $17.2 billion in damages to the Gulf of Mexico’s natural resources — and a slew of other recent

CHENNAI: In a bizarre move, the ‘polluter’ MT Dawn Kancheepuram on Wednesday claimed that the entire clean-up and restoration work on the Ennore-Chennai coast, which suffered irreparable ecological

KENDRAPARA: Emergence of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along Gahirmatha beach on Odisha's coast has provided relief to conservationists.

CHENNAI: The investigation of how much oil was leaked into the sea has been hit even as as efforts are on to transfer the oily water from one of the tanks of MT Dawn Kancheepuram, which collided wi

Kannur: A detailed study is required to find out the cause of frequent incidents of dead dolphins and whales washing ashore along the Kerala coast, and it should be initiated as a multi-institution

The UN Environment Programme on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter - microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of sing

A thorough understanding of movement patterns of a species is critical for designing effective conservation and management initiatives. However, generating such information for large marine vertebrates is challenging, as they typically move over long distances, live in concealing environments, are logistically difficult to capture and, as upper-trophic predators, are naturally low in abundance. Large-bodied, broadly distributed tropical shark typically restricted to coastal and shelf habitats, the great hammerhead shark Sphyrna mokarran epitomizes such challenges.

Scientists have warned that oxygen content in the world's oceans has decreased by more than two per cent since 1960, putting marine life at high risk of devastating consequences.

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