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 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 17

State of the Oceans — Log 17

Two miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, scientists recently came across something no one has ever seen before.

State of the Oceans — Log 16

State of the Oceans — Log 16

Bali bans single use plastics, South Korea bans bags, Japan withdraws from whaling in the Southern Ocean and the UK’s coastlines are thriving.

State of the Oceans — Log 15

State of the Oceans — Log 15

Whales ‘experienced’ the naval battles of WWII, the bottom of the ocean is humming and other mind-blowing news from the deep this week.

State of the Oceans — Log 14

State of the Oceans — Log 14

Over a million golden jellyfish have returned to a lake in Palau, and the Seychelles has expanded a vital marine protected area.

State of the Oceans — Log 12

State of the Oceans — Log 12

Japan’s whaling fleet sets sail, a new satellite system will hunt illegal fishing ships, humpback whale numbers are booming off Western Australia and more.

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 and the EU moves to ban single-use plastic.

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.

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.