State of the Oceans — Log 33

State of the Oceans — Log 33

Seaweed capsules, a styrofoam ban in Maine, sunscreen vs coral, rising water bottle sales and new protections for Canada’s marine environment.

State of the Oceans — Log 32

State of the Oceans — Log 32

Researchers start tracking plastic in the Indian Ocean, a tribe on the US west coast is feeding starving orca whales and the Greenland Ice Sheet is breaking up.

State of the Oceans — Log 31

State of the Oceans — Log 31

Climate change is affecting sea turtles, microplastics are airborne, North Atlantic right whales are breeding and scientists want to protect 30% of the oceans.

State of the Oceans — Log 30

State of the Oceans — Log 30

Researchers have discovered two new species of cold-water coral, and supermarkets are experimenting with banana-leaf packaging.

State of the Oceans — Log 29

State of the Oceans — Log 29

The restoration of forests and coasts can tackle climate change and the mass extinction of species, say campaigners.

State of the Oceans — Log 28

State of the Oceans — Log 28

Jellyfish provide crucial habitats for developing fish, the world’s fastest shark is facing extinction and coal is now more expensive than solar and wind.

State of the Oceans — Log 27

State of the Oceans — Log 27

A US judge has halted hundreds of drilling projects in Wyoming, and researchers learn more about the mysterious ‘blob’ in the Pacific Ocean.

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 discover a new type of whale. Probably.

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.

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.

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.

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.

State of the Oceans — Log 18

State of the Oceans — Log 18

Whale sharks may be partially vegan, the Bahamas’ famous conch shells could soon disappear, and the surprising impact of healthcare on climate.