The University of Liverpool is part of a partnership that has been awarded funding by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as one of six new research projects that aim to build a sustainable future for the marine environment and all those whose livelihoods depend on it.
In case you missed it, the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO recently revealed its draft decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" — a decision that appeared to shock the Australian government.
Tony Fontes first went scuba diving at the Great Barrier Reef in 1979 on a trip to Australia. Fontes, a native Californian, was so entranced that he decided to stay and work as a dive instructor at Airlie Beach, a coastal resort town in Queensland that serves as a gateway to the reef.
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Funding for new research to help build a sustainable future for the UK’s marine environment was awarded to the University of Portsmouth today.
Taiwan has officially started the third phase of its offshore wind farm development, after the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced on Saturday that it is accepting applications for projects.
Norwegian ferry operator Norled has taken delivery of “the world’s first liquid hydrogen-powered ferry”, MF Hydra.
A new research project will investigate the potential of harnessing offshore wind and marine renewable energy to produce zero carbon-hydrogen and ammonia fuels.
China’s breathtaking economic growth created cities ill-equipped to face extreme weather. Last week’s dramatic floods showed that much will have to change.
On 23 July, Reuters reported that top executives announced the news last week. The government has appointed Rosatom, Russia’s atomic energy corporation, as the state operator of the Northern Sea Route.
Scientists say there’s little cause for long-term optimism in a new scientific report on the Great Barrier Reef, despite Environment Minister Sussan Ley seizing on it in her campaign against UNESCO’s proposed “in-danger” rating for the World Heritage-listed site.
The World Trade Organization is nearing a deal to end harmful fishing subsidies, but exemptions for developing countries could give China a pass
Following a recent storm surge in Wellington, some media coverage expressed surprise that 30cm of sea-level rise - an unavoidable amount projected to happen by the middle of this century - would turn a one-in-100-year coastal flood into an annual event.
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Sandy coastlines are wide spread across the globe. They evolve in time due to the supply and removal of sand, which makes them vulnerable to changes in their sand budget, said Deltares.
Scientists have spotted a rare glass octopus in the archipelago of the Phoenix Islands in the deepest parts of the Pacific Ocean, according to the British media.
Griffith University researchers have revealed the cyclic processes that drive the movement of sand around coastal headlands and prevent beach erosion.
From offshore wind farms in Britain to floating solar power plants in Vietnam, about 13,000 renewable energy projects in nearly 50 countries are waiting for finance – and could create up to 10 million green jobs, consultancy EY-Parthenon said on Wednesday.
The major storm surge and coastal flooding in Wellington earlier this month was another reminder that the sea is now lapping close to a lot of New Zealand’s front doors. The ominous question is: who will pay when it crosses the threshold?
Hundreds of dead turtles continue to wash ashore in Sri Lanka, almost two months after a newly built container ship caught fire while anchored off Colombo’s port.
A range of research projects relating to the development of marine bioproducts from sources such as seaweed have been awarded $59 million in funding from the Australian government.
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Coral Restoration Foundation was recently awarded a grant of just under $2 million by United Way of Collier and the Keys (UWCK) to expand work at Carysfort Reef off northern Key Largo over the next five years.
New research from Binghamton University, State University of New York suggests that the demographic collapse at the core of the Easter Island myth didn't really happen.
The Indian government has recently approved the proposal of Ministry of Earth Sciences for a ‘Deep Ocean Mission’, with a view to explore deep ocean for resources and develop deep sea technologies for sustainable use of ocean resources.
The dumping of human waste at the Spratly Islands, which has been going on for the last five years at least, may eventually damage coral reefs in the area, creating a “dead zone” that is unsuitable as a breeding place for fish.
Hundreds of Indonesian fishers have seized a dredging vessel from state-owned PT Timah in protest against offshore tin mining in what they say is their fishing zone.