Sponges, which like to settle on the metallic nodules, also provide a home for many other animals
The construction has commenced on the world’s first fully electric passenger fast ferry at the Fjellstrand shipyard in Norway, partners in the EU-funded TrAM project said
As the COVID-19 outbreak raged across Goa, the state with the highest positivity rate at that point, Cyclone Tauktae struck land and knocked down trees, destroyed people’s homes, uprooted electrical poles and damaged internet cables.
The Allseas-owned giant heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit has executed the single-lift removal of the former DP3 gas production topsides from Spirit Energy’s Morecambe Bay development in the East Irish Sea.
The European Union should promote a moratorium on deep seabed mining until its effects on the environment are better understood and can be managed, the European Parliament said on Wednesday, adding to calls for a pause on the nascent industry.
From the shores of Indonesia’s Bangka island, miners like Hendra head out by boat every day to scores of crudely built wooden pontoons dotted off the coast that are equipped to dredge the seabed for lucrative deposits of tin ore.
Tourists have been fined €3,000 euros (£2,580) for taking sand and shells from Sardinian beaches.
Credit Suisse has managed to raise US$318 million for its fund dedicated to tech-forward climate solutions. The successful close of the Climate Innovation Fund, despite a scandal-ridden few months for the Swiss investment bank, is indicative of the strong demand from investors for sustainable finance.
Five prospective Fijian sites have been identified by a Korean deep sea mineral exploration company for further investigation.
Experts recovered the data recorder of a fire-ravaged ship carrying chemicals that is slowly sinking off Sri Lanka’s capital, as salvage crews stood by to head off a possible environmental disaster, officials said Sunday.
Authorities on Greece’s most popular tourist island, Mykonos, will deploy more than a dozen drones to spot those who defy safety protocols aimed at preventing the spread and resurgence of COVID-19.
Financing a sustainable global ocean economy may require a Paris Agreement type effort, according to a new report from an international team of researchers led by the University of British Columbia.
As Nurul Izzah Anwar joins the critics, could Penang South Reclamation project be stopped?
With the expansion, Panama adds 50,518.84 square kilometers to the Coiba protected area, bringing the total to 98,228.25 square kilometers of marine protected areas throughout the country, said the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI).
Sharing its vision for sustainable mobility for the future at the 2021 Movin’On global sustainable mobility summit, France’s Michelin Group, best known for its innovations in tires, unveiled its concepts for an inflatable wing sail that will provide wind propulsion both for commercial shipping and the pleasure craft industry.
The threat of climate change to the island’s coastal areas will be assessed as part of a blueprint for future development.
UNESCO IOC delivers 1st global assessment report after 7 years' work by 109 experts in 35 countries, creating a baseline to detect and gauge the changing distribution, frequency, and intensity of harmful -- often poisonous -- algal blooms
Converting Central American tropical forests into agricultural land is changing the colour and composition of natural material washing into nearby rivers, making it less likely to decompose before it reaches the ocean, a new Southampton-led study has shown.
‘Historic’ move to ban destructive fishing methods in five habitats welcomed, but conservationists say change must come faster
The waterfront homes will float on a 500-acre lagoon connected to a flexible grid.
With tomorrow being World Ocean’s Day (8th June, University of South Australia ecologists are urging coastal communities to embrace all that the winter season brings, including the sometimes-unwelcome deposits of brown seaweed that can accumulate on the southern shores.
A multi-million dollar sand transfer system designed to repair erosion on Jimmys Beach at Hawks Nest could be inadvertently contributing to the siltation of the Myall River mouth.
International tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 as widespread travel restrictions remained in place. However, the UNWTO Confidence Index shows signs of a slow uptick in confidence.
The UNWTO is to work with Greek tourism chiefs to measure the sustainable development of coastal and maritime tourism in the Mediterranean.
Fishing group Pamalakaya leader blames commercial boats for depletion of stock in territorial waters.
ByRadio Free Asia