#marine News

marine litter in latvia
The release of chemicals and pollutants has accelerated to a point that a 'planetary boundary' has been crossed, threatening Earth and humanity, according to a new study.
FLOODING IN CHINA
A new study shows that hurricanes and tropical cyclones, typically scourges of low-latitude regions, could start drifting across a wider range to hit populous mid-latitude cities like New York, Boston, Beijing, and Tokyo.
Graveyard of Staghorn coral
With warmer waters have come more extreme weather events, from hurricanes to heat blobs.
jason gan, site manager at LTTW
Among the many responsibilities he has as site manager, Jason Gan's job involves him waking up at odd hours to catch sea turtles in the midst of laying eggs, to protect them from natural predators and poaching. Here's how he spends his day.
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#marine Opinion

Dumbo Octopod
The United Kingdom has extended its Animal Welfare Bill to include octopuses, crabs and lobsters as sentient beings.
International Criminal Court
As proliferating disasters starkly demonstrate, severe damage to the environment is a crime against everyone. Rather than leave it to regulation by individual states, the International Criminal Court should recognise “ecocide” as an international crime.
Chinese fishing trawlers
Protecting the right places in the ocean could safeguard unique and irreplaceable marine life currently at risk from human activities, while increasing the supply of seafood.
The Atlantic: the driving force behind ocean circulation and our taste for cod
The history of fishing in the Atlantic aid to trace back to the discovery of cod-rich Canadian waters in 1497. Generations of people greatly benefitted from these resources, until the threat of overfishing became impossible to ignore.
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#marine Videos

manila bay with boats
The Philippine government has begun the process of relocating more than 200,000 families living along waterways to restore Manila Bay, the main body of water in the capital.
Plastic bag floats near bait ball. Image: WWF
A campaign by the WWF Singapore has revealed that the average person consumes approximately 5g of plastic every week. The NGO is calling on governments and businesses around the world to forge a global treaty to tackle plastic pollution.
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Ahead of Indonesia’s presidential election on April 17, an online movie was recently published showing the links between Indonesian coal and energy companies and the country’s political elites.
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#marine Podcasts

Oil clumps on a beach in the resort island of Bintan, Indonesia, near Singapore.
The waste oil dumped into the ocean by ships every year is equivalent to eight Exxon Valdez oil spills, and nowhere is the problem as severe as Southeast Asia. The EB Podcast talks to hotelier Andrew Dixon about how a clever idea using a ship tracking system can help curb an environmental crime that has been largely ignored.
Red ship on the ocean
Sponsored [The EB Podcast] In the third episode of the series Tomorrow’s cities: Engineering the energy transition, we explore how the shipping industry is charting a course to a low-carbon future.
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