The Earth has lost 4,000 square kilometres of its tidal wetlands over the past 20 years, a new study finds. This is equal to an area roughly the size of the Spanish island Mallorca or the Indian state of Goa.
We’re barrelling towards catastrophic levels of global warming, and there’s not enough action. We need leaders who are serious about climate action and are willing to acknowledge that the problem is real.
Jodie L. Rummer and Scott F. Heron
An effective international agreement on ocean plastic pollution should account for all aspects of plastics production – from manufacturing to disposal, and it must involve governments, the private sector, and the public.
Seabed mining can affect fisheries and the flow-on social equity issues need to be addressed.
Dr Aline Jaeckel, Associate Professor Quentin Hanich, Dr Harriet Harden-Davies, Dr Holly Niner, Katherine L. Seto, Dr Judith van Leeuwen and Dr Michelle Voyer
Oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle speaks to Eco-Business in this exclusive podcast about the irreversible damage deep sea mining will cause, the link between the oceans and our global climate, and the role that we can all play in 'being at peace' with nature.