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.

State of the Oceans — Log 37

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.

PARLEY GLOBAL CLEANUP NETWORK

PARLEY GLOBAL CLEANUP NETWORK

Every piece of plastic retrieved from the oceans can save a life. With an international network of partners we work to remove plastic debris from coastlines and intercept it in remote areas, where no solid waste management exists. Research, education, and raising awareness are important parts of each cleanup.

Away: A Seahorse

Away: A Seahorse

Even the tiniest sea creatures can have a huge impact on the heart. Justin Hofman shares the story behind his viral image. 

How to Build Your Own Recycling Machine

How to Build Your Own Recycling Machine

Dave Hakkens of Precious Plastic has a plan to make recycling go bananas: spread the know-how and put innovation directly in the hands of everyday people. But first he needs your help. 

Parley Ocean School: Maldives 2016

Parley Ocean School: Maldives 2016

adidas employees attend a transformative and motivating introduction to the beauty and fragility of the marine environment we are fighting to protect. 

A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess

At first glance, it's not easy to tell what photographer Mandy Barker's images represent. Look closer and you'll find the same ugly plastic truth that litters our sidewalks and beaches.