Ecology

UN says 'imminent' Yemen oil spill would cost $20 bn to clean up

UN says 'imminent' Yemen oil spill would cost $20 bn to...

The 45-year-old FSO Safer, long used as a floating oil storage platform with 1.1...

Study: Tankers are the worst polluters in the Arctic region

Study: Tankers are the worst polluters in the Arctic region

But the giant tankers, which can be 300 meters long or more, account for the largest...

Emissions monitoring campaign kicks off over the Baltic Sea

Emissions monitoring campaign kicks off over the Baltic...

Over a three-month period, a specially equipped drone will measure the sulphur content...

Remote Indian Ocean reefs bounce back quickly after bleaching

Remote Indian Ocean reefs bounce back quickly after bleaching

Coral reefs in remote or protected areas can recover quickly after mass coral bleaching...

Undersea sediment reveals clues about seismic activity

Undersea sediment reveals clues about seismic activity

One research mission, dubbed Expedition 386, wants to use sediment records in the...

New solar-electric boat cleans up Manila Bay

New solar-electric boat cleans up Manila Bay

The environmental organisation One Earth – One Ocean has developed a solar-electric...

AI transfer learning techniques help to study ocean internal waves

AI transfer learning techniques help to study ocean internal...

"AI technology can establish fast and direct mapping relationships in studying complex...

Study reveals sunlight can help dissolve oil into seawater

Study reveals sunlight can help dissolve oil into seawater

The researchers have discovered that nearly 10% of the oil floating on the Gulf...

WWF: Plastic pollution in oceans on track to rise for decades

WWF: Plastic pollution in oceans on track to rise for decades

The review by Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute, commissioned by environmental...

CityU study reveals poorly discarded surgical masks threaten marine ecosystem

CityU study reveals poorly discarded surgical masks threaten...

A mask weighing about three grams released about 3,000 microplastics.

Scientists uncover 'missing' plastics deep in the ocean

Scientists uncover 'missing' plastics deep in the ocean

About 51 trillion microplastics are floating in the surface waters of oceans around...

Weather, cleanup keep oil slick away from Thai resort island

Weather, cleanup keep oil slick away from Thai resort island

Some 20-50 tons of oil are estimated to have leaked Tuesday night in the Gulf of...

New report outlines how UK oceanographic infrastructure can reach net zero

New report outlines how UK oceanographic infrastructure...

Key findings highlighted the need for a re-wired oceanographic ecosystem using lean-crewed,...

Scientists warn that ocean microplastic pollution may be greater than estimated

Scientists warn that ocean microplastic pollution may be...

The conclusions show that the levels of microplastics in the Mediterranean are probably...

Satellites show 'mega-iceberg' released 152 billion tons of fresh water into ocean

Satellites show 'mega-iceberg' released 152 billion tons...

In July 2017, the A68A iceberg snapped off the Larsen-C Ice Shelf on the Antarctic...

Scientists predict Tonga ash-seawater cocktail will be toxic hazard

Scientists predict Tonga ash-seawater cocktail will be...

Following an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, Tonga has suffered significant...

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