State of the Oceans — Log 47

State of the Oceans — Log 47

With microplastics being discovered in Colorado rainwater, Alpine ice and Arctic snow, what are governments and corporations doing to address the issue?

State of the Oceans — Log 45

State of the Oceans — Log 45

How industrial fishing affects sharks, a potential new method of cleaning up microplastics and the state of Guam’s coral reefs.

State of the Oceans — Log 44

State of the Oceans — Log 44

Experts warn we have just 18 months to tackle climate change and marine biologists await a treasure trove of new deep sea data.


State of the Oceans — Log 43

State of the Oceans — Log 43

A new study warns that carbon emissions could trigger a mass extinction in the oceans and researchers unveil a biodegradable plastic made from cactus.

State of the Oceans — Log 42

State of the Oceans — Log 42

Temporary fishing bans could be the best way to protect the world’s fish stocks while still providing the world with enough to eat, according to a new study.

State of the Oceans — Log 41

State of the Oceans — Log 41

Scientists discover a new form of plastic pollution, film a giant squid, find wild coral eating plastic and graphically show how our world is heating up.

State of the Oceans — Log 40

State of the Oceans — Log 40

The movement gathers momentum as new plastic bag bans are announced, and biologists record rare north Pacific right whale songs for the first time.

State of the Oceans — Log 39

State of the Oceans — Log 39

Canada moves to ban both single-use plastics and the captivity of whales and dolphins, as US special forces deploy to save coral reefs.

State of the Oceans — Log 38

State of the Oceans — Log 38

New research shows microplastics are common even in deep waters, the US government acts on ocean acidification and why you should never cruise.

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State of the Oceans — Log 37

One of the greatest mysteries about coral reefs has finally been solved, high-tech solutions to whale entanglements, and how students can influence their parents.