The US Navy backed the hunt for Titanic in part because the explorer who found it argued it would 'drive the Soviets crazy,' book reveals
Kerim Sabuncuoğlu – just one winner in this year’s Ocean photography awards – tells the story behind his picture of a moray eel that also shows the wider perils of ‘ghost fishing’
Milky seas have fascinated sailors and scientists alike. Now we know how they form.
The Getting to Zero Coalition has released a new manifesto in advance of the COP26 conference, the global climate gathering that will be held in Glasgow this November. Its call to action is signed by some of the biggest names in shipping, and it lays out a level of ambition that exceeds current IMO goals.
yfalos project is a modular artificial reef structure that fuses innovative and circular design solutions in an effort to enhance degraded marine ecosystems. the structure creates a habitat for endangered marine species without the need for heavy-duty machinery.
A controversial $85 million luxury resort proposed for Victoria’s south-west coast has been knocked back by the state government following a long campaign of opposition.
Researchers are developing an artificial intelligence (AI) that could assess climate change tipping points. The deep-learning algorithm could act as an early warning system against runaway climate change.
Bones of the massive endangered marine animal could one day hang in a museum
Lowering gillnets into the water—instead of using them on the surface—can lower the chances of tuna fishermen accidentally hauling in dolphins and whales, according to new research led by Florida International University and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Pakistan.
UN Climate Change News, 22 September 2021 – Technology development and transfer is essential for governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the inevitable impacts of climate change in accordance with the Paris Agreement.
New South Wales Australia - There are eyes on coastal erosion across Port Macquarie-Hastings beaches thanks to a new initiative called CoastSnap.
Many diets that are better for our health, and the planet’s, call for eating more fish. Where will it all come from?
Open ocean cleanups won’t solve the marine plastics crisis. To really make a difference, here’s what we should do instead.
A new declaration by Pacific leaders on maritime zone preservation helps, but must also allow for cultural dialogue.
Insurers are working with governments, NGOs and the private sector to build the business case for nature-led solutions that protect our environment.
Fishermen in Cornwall have teamed up with scientists to study the species, which can grow up to 12ft in length and have returned to UK waters after more than 60 years.
Mother nature is sending a strong signal for coastal communities to rethink life by the beach before the next high tide erodes their homes, hopes and dreams.
Statkraft is one of several major companies involved with floating offshore wind projects. One advantage of floating turbines is that they can be installed in deeper waters compared to bottom-fixed ones.
A consortium of energy firms has announced plans to develop an innovative concept for North Sea green hydrogen production.
Fresh eyes can change the world, and a world stressed by a pandemic, climate change, and inequity is one more ripe for change than we have ever experienced before. That’s why, after a five-year break, Popular Science is bringing back the Brilliant 10: an annual roster of early-career scientists and engineers developing ingenious approaches to problems across a range of disciplines.
Two offshore energy services providers have joined forces with a provider of renewable hydrogen to develop a concept for offshore green hydrogen production by using a converted jack-up rig in the North Sea.
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have demonstrated the effectiveness of using drones to locate freshwater sources at Easter Island.
Coral reefs around the world are under threat because of climate change, overfishing, pollution, and more. Now, researchers reporting in the journal One Earth on September 17 offer the first comprehensive global look at what these impacts on coral reefs mean for ecosystem services, the ability of the reef to provide essential benefits and services to humans.
The research was conducted by scientists at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency; Ocean Conservancy, a U.S.-based advocacy non-profit; and the PADI AWARE Foundation, a non-profit public charity that drives global ocean conservation through local action.
ByCSIRO / Phys.org