State of the Oceans — Log 11

State of the Oceans — Log 11

A giant iceberg breaks off from Antarctica, scientists create a ‘mother’ robot to seed baby corals and what are sperm whales up to in the Arctic?

State of the Oceans — Log 10

State of the Oceans — Log 10

The French Navy teams up with seabirds to fight illegal fishing, ocean warming is worse than we thought and Palau bans reef-killing sunscreen.

State of the Oceans — Log 9

State of the Oceans — Log 9

A crucial Antarctic meeting begins, scientists find plastic in our poop, the EU moves to ban single-use plastic and researchers reveal the longest-living animal on Earth. Hint: it lives in the ocean.

State of the Oceans — Log 8

State of the Oceans — Log 8

Microplastics in table salt, dissolving sea shells, investigations into recycling fraud and new measures to protect sea life from plastic.

State of the Oceans — Log 7

State of the Oceans — Log 7

An urgent warning on climate change, scientists discover a ‘lost world’ in the ocean off Tasmania and why we all need to eat less meat.

State of the Oceans — Log 6

State of the Oceans — Log 6

In a huge victory for Arctic marine ecosystems, nine nations as well as the EU and Inuit groups have come together to sign a legally binding international accord that will protect nearly three million square kilometers of the Arctic Ocean.

High Seas, High Stakes

High Seas, High Stakes

The UN meets next week to negotiate protection for the open oceans – this could be the most important environmental meeting since the Paris Climate talks.

A South Pacific Voyage

A South Pacific Voyage

Estimates of floating plastics have lacked data, particularly from the Southern Hemisphere and remote regions. A new expedition aims to change that.

State of the Oceans — Log 5

State of the Oceans — Log 5

Kenya creates a Coast Guard, the UN launches a plastic program, the UK calls for more marine reserves and scientists explore the oceans with soft, robotic jellyfish.

THE PLASTIC IN BOTTLED WATER

THE PLASTIC IN BOTTLED WATER

The latest report from Orb Media finds a single liter of bottled water can contain thousands of microplastic particles, or entire “galaxies” of pollutants.

31 Ways to Help Fix This Picture

31 Ways to Help Fix This Picture

For every human on the planet there is a ton of plastic waste. What can you do about it? Below are 31 practical ideas for bringing Parley AIR into your daily life. 

Risky Business: Mining the Deep Sea

Risky Business: Mining the Deep Sea

The same technological advances that allows us to discover new life in the deep sea now threaten it through a growing target of exploration: deep sea mining.