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Where Does Plastic Go When it Enters the Ocean?

Of the hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic waste we produce each year, it’s estimated that around ten million tonnes e...

Ocean Plastic Poses a "Substantial Threat" to Imperiled Albatrosses

[By Richelle Butcher, Britta Denise Hardesty and Lauren Roman] Plastic in the ocean can be deadly for marine wildlife and...

The Fish We Eat are Eating Plastic

[By Alexandra McInturf and Matthew Savoca] Trillions of barely visible pieces of plastic are floating in the wor...

Infographic: The Serious Health Risks of a Polluted Ocean

  [By Jacqueline McGlade and Philip Landrigan] Ocean pollution is widespread, worsening, and poses a clear and present...

How Climate Change is Affecting Humpback Whales in the NW Atlantic

[By Joanna Kershaw] Climate change is having a serious impact on the world’s oceans in various ways, ranging from its dev...

Video: The Corals of Ireland

[By Aaron Lim] Most people associate the word “coral” with sunshine, blue skies and Australia’s Gre...

Op-Ed: The Pacific Ocean's Ecology is Under Threat

  [By Jodie L. Rummer, Bridie J.M. Allan, Charitha Pattiaratchi, Ian A. Bouyoucos, Irfan Yulianto and Mirjam van der Mheen...

The Caspian Sea is Set to Fall by 30 Feet

[By Frank Wesselingh and Matteo Lattuada] Imagine you are on the coast, looking out to sea. In front of you lies 100...

Beluga Whale Could be Silenced by an Increasingly Noisy Arctic

[By William Halliday] Under the sea ice, the Arctic Ocean is one of the quietest places on Earth. But it can be very noisy when...

Protecting Ports' Working Waterfronts

By The Conversation 12-17-2020 07:33:00

Posted in: Ports

[By Hannah L. Harrison] For three generations, the Minor family — today brothers Carson and Landon and their father Paul...

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