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Ocean Plastics
A study found that many coastal marine animals live on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, shifting the understanding of biogeographic barriers. Read More
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Conservation
The United Nations’ highest environmental award honours a prime minister, a scientist, indigenous women, and an entrepreneur for their transformative impact on the environment this year. Read More
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Ocean Pollution
Oil giant Shell announced that it would pull out of the controversial Cambo oil field project near the Shetland Islands - a move welcomed by conservationists. Read More
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Endangered species
Conservationists have hailed a recent agreement by Atlantic fishing nations that grants the endangered shortfin mako shark greater protection.  Read More
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Exploration
A new study, conducted by Aberdeen University, has found a link between abundant plankton and the formation of mountains. Read More
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Ocean Pollution
The UK-based Marine Conservation Society revealed the results of their 2021 Great British Beach Clean. While on average, the litter found on UK beaches has dropped year on year, there's still cause for concern with 75% of beach litter made from plastic or polystyrene. Read More
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Ocean Pollution
Surfers Against Sewage’s annual water quality report reveals that sewage discharges into coastal waters have increased by 87.6% over the last 12 months. Read More
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Marine Protected Areas
Remote ocean wilderness areas are sustaining fish populations much better than some of the world’s best marine reserves, according to a new study. Read More
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Ocean Plastics
A study by researchers at the University of California predicts where Covid plastic waste will end up in the oceans.  Read More
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