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Climate change driving marine species...

Climate change driving marine species...

World

Tue, Apr 6 2021

A ‘Nature’ article estimated that the tropical fish stocks would decline 40% by mid-century...

Bags and balloons: NGO documents plastic...

NGO documents plastic pollution choking...

World

Thu, Nov 19 2020

Internal blockages caused by the plastic can prevent animals from being able to eat

Infographic: Coral reef taller than...

Infographic: Coral reef taller than...

Oceania

Fri, Oct 30 2020

 Scientists have found a detached coral reef on the Great Barrier Reef that exceeds the height of...

Hong Kong pink dolphins enjoy comeback...

Pink dolphins return in Hong Kong

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

According to the WWF, there are only an estimated 2,000 pink dolphins left in the Pearl River Delta --...

Report: Japan to release Fukushima's...

Japan to release Fukushima's contaminated...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 16 2020

The plant, run by Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc, suffered multiple nuclear meltdowns after...

Russian sea pollution forms massive...

Russian sea pollution forms massive...

Europe

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The Kamchatka governor said around 20 people were examined and eight were diagnosed with third-degree...

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken...

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The fire started after an engine room boiler exploded, killing one crew member

14 million tons of microplastics on...

14 million tons of microplastics on...

World

Wed, Oct 7 2020

The scientists said areas with more floating rubbish generally had more microplastic fragments on the...

Scientists detect mass death of sea...

Scientists detect mass death of sea...

Europe

Wed, Oct 7 2020

Kamchatka, renowned for its spectacular scenery and live volcanoes, teems with wildlife including brown...

Australia begins disposal of about 350...

Australia begins disposal of about 350...

Oceania

Sat, Sep 26 2020

Australia rescued 108 whales, with the rest now believed to have died

Rescue of stranded whales in Australia...

Rescue of stranded whales in Australia...

Oceania

Fri, Sep 25 2020

The stranding, the biggest on record in modern Australia, has drawn attention to a natural phenomenon...

Australian rescuers forced to euthanize...

4 beached whales euthanized

Oceania

Thu, Sep 24 2020

The causes of mass strandings remain unknown despite scientists studying the phenomenon for decades

90 whales dead, 180 more stranded off...

90 whales dead in mass stranding off...

Oceania

Tue, Sep 22 2020

About 60 people, including volunteers and local fish farm workers, are involved in the rescue...

Stricken tanker's captain to face charges...

Stricken tanker's captain to face charges...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 17 2020

Compensation would also be sought from the owners for the cost of any environmental clean-up and...

Sri Lanka navy plugs fuel leak on fire-stricken...

Sri Lanka navy plugs fuel leak on fire-stricken...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 12 2020

Sri Lanka's environmental authorities fear a marine disaster if the tanker is allowed to transfer...

Kilometre-long slick left by burning...

Kilometre-long slick left by burning...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 9 2020

The vessel first reported a fire while passing the east coast of Sri Lanka on Thursday after a boiler...

Dolphin deaths in Mauritius oil spill...

Dolphin deaths in Mauritius oil spill...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Aug 28 2020

Veterinarians of the government-run Research Centre have examined only two of the dolphins, which bore...

Japan experts: Long-term threat to Mauritius...

Japan experts: Long-term threat to Mauritius...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 25 2020

The spilled oil has also reached the soft soil of mangrove forests along the coastline

Plastic debris releases potentially...

Plastic debris releases potentially...

World

Thu, Aug 20 2020

Plastic pollution is seen as a growing threat to wildlife as birds, such as fulmars, can mistake it for...

Study: Atlantic plastic levels far higher...

Study: Atlantic plastic levels far higher...

World

Thu, Aug 20 2020

The researchers estimated that the Atlantic now contains between 17 and 47 million tons of plastic

Scientists discover 30 new species in...

Scientists discover 30 new species in...

World

Tue, Aug 18 2020

experts discovered fragile coral and sponge communities including 10 bamboo corals, four octocorals,...