Page | 04 Feb, 2022
Every year, over 300 million tons of plastic are produced. Millions of tons of plastic end up in our ocean and rivers every year. However, plastics are only one type of pollution driving the decline in ocean - and planetary - health. The ocean is also threatened by eutrophication (nutrient load…
Story | 19 Oct, 2021
Back in 2011, extremely warm water temperatures persisting over thousands of kilometres along the coastline of Western Australia caused coral bleaching, mass die-out of marine life and wiped out kelp forests. Since then, this phenomenon of abnormally high-water temperatures has been recorded in…
Press release | 24 Jun, 2015
Climate change and large dam projects are putting natural World Heritage sites at risk, says IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, the official advisory body on nature to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee, meeting this Sunday in Bonn, Germany.
Story | 19 Jun, 2011
An international panel of experts warns in a report released today that marine species are at risk of entering a phase of extinction unprecedented in human history.