Day: June 8, 2020

‘More masks than jellyfish’: coronavirus waste ends up in ocean

‘More masks than jellyfish’: coronavirus waste ends up in ocean

Conservationists have warned that the coronavirus pandemic could spark a surge in ocean pollution – adding to a glut of..

‘Covid waste’: disposable masks and latex gloves turn up on seabed – video

‘Covid waste’: disposable masks and latex gloves turn up on seabed – video

Play Video Discarded personal protective equipment (PPE) is increasingly turning up on shorelines and the seabed, presenting a threat to..

Green party joint leaders to stand again for their roles

Green party joint leaders to stand again for their roles

The two joint leaders of the Green party, Sian Berry and Jonathan Bartley, are to stand for their job-shared role..

Small boats and female workers hardest hit by Covid-19 fisheries impact

Small boats and female workers hardest hit by Covid-19 fisheries impact

Small fishing boats, fish markets and female workers are among the categories worst affected by the economic impact of the..

‘It was hell’: Spanish cocaine raid adds to shipboard misery for 4,000 cows

‘It was hell’: Spanish cocaine raid adds to shipboard misery for 4,000 cows

When the Neameh sailed out of Colombia on 4 May, it should have been a routine shipment: just over 4,000..

Only two-thirds of UK bathing waters rated excellent in EU survey

Only two-thirds of UK bathing waters rated excellent in EU survey

Swimmers itching to take advantage of the easing of lockdown to have their first sea bathes or wild swims of..

What lies beneath: our love affair with living underwater

What lies beneath: our love affair with living underwater

In November 1966, the Gemini 12 spacecraft, carrying two astronauts, splashed down in the Pacific. The four-day mission was a..

Commonwealth nations to protect coral reefs with satellite technology

Commonwealth nations to protect coral reefs with satellite technology

Commonwealth countries are to gain free access to satellite technology that will help them monitor and protect their endangered coral..