A scientific paper for the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy has found that, with better management and technological innovation, the ocean could provide over six times more food than it does today.
Artists collect and clean washed-up flip-flops, then shape and carve the material into pieces of art. The proceeds provide steady income for about 130 Kenyan residents and go to beach cleanups, vocational/educational programs and conservation efforts.
The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD), celebrated every year in May and October seeks to raise awareness on migratory birds and the need to conserve them. These birds travel over thousands of kilometres, in search of suitable conditions for feeding and breeding.
The limited shark presence on a recent ‘crazy, wild’ Indian ocean adventure is a great worry.
More than 640,000 tonnes of nets, lines, pots and traps used in commercial fishing are dumped and discarded in the sea every year, according to the United Nations (UN). That's roughly the same weight as 55,000 double-decker buses. All of the equipment left in the water is known as "ghost gear" because it's been abandoned.
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- Speech at the Seventeenth Regular Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment
- Cape Town’s OceanHub seeks entrepreneurial solution to ocean crisis
- The Ocean Cleanup expands to polluted rivers
- Ocean-Cleaning Tool Recovers Plastic, Shows Impact of Pollution on Sea