State of the Oceans — Log 26

State of the Oceans — Log 26

Students around the world are striking to protest inaction on climate change, plastic is piling up and scientists have taken genetic samples from a new type of killer whale.

SCHOOL STRIKES FOR CLIMATE ACTION

SCHOOL STRIKES FOR CLIMATE ACTION

Young people all over the world are making their voice heard in response to the lack of meaningful action by politicians and decision-makers when it comes to climate change. Hundreds of thousands of young people in more than 117 countries and 1939 locations have been mobilizing across the globe to support the School Strike for Climate movement that began when Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old schoolgirl with Asperger’s, held a solo protest outside Sweden’s parliament back in August.

Plastic Paper

Plastic Paper

A new art book supporting Parley showcases an endangered species: New York City’s ubiquitous plastic bags.

State of the Oceans — Log 25

State of the Oceans — Log 25

Scientists learn more about how squid change colors and a new report finds “distinct risks to human health” at every stage of the plastic journey.

State of the Oceans — Log 24

State of the Oceans — Log 24

A whale washes up in the Amazon, scientists find plastic in deep sea amphipods and a city in Ohio votes to give Lake Erie “personhood” status.

State of the Oceans — Log 23

State of the Oceans — Log 23

Waves are crashing onto coastlines with more force, researchers have mapped the genome of the great white shark and vegan 'tuna' is now a thing.

A lake full of golden jellyfish

A lake full of golden jellyfish

Ongeim'l Tketau lake in Palau is home to millions of harmless golden jellyfish. Every day, this miniature galaxy of marine life begins a migration in search of the sun.

State of the Oceans — Log 21

State of the Oceans — Log 21

The color of the oceans is changing, bacteria are binding marine plastic together and the compelling case for a global ban on single-use plastics.

Protecting Paradise

Protecting Paradise

A new documentary from National Geographic follows a Parley expedition to the remote fringes of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to research marine plastic.

State of the Oceans — Log 20

State of the Oceans — Log 20

Scientists call for a ban on the use of military sonar to protect whale populations, after a study highlighted a link with mass strandings.

Singing with the Whales

Singing with the Whales

The voices of whales are currently moving through interstellar space and the deep oceans. Let’s make sure they’re heard and protected.

State of the Oceans — Log 19

State of the Oceans — Log 19

Two big-name plans to end plastic pollution, scientists recreate the first ‘freak’ wave and some very weird stuff is going on under the ice in Antarctica.