Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

Well done Shell!

Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its long quest to become the first company to produce oil in Alaska's Arctic waters, darkening the nation's long-term oil prospects and delighting environmental groups that tried to block the project.


Sunday, 27 September 2015

Disappearing Bumble Bee is One Step Closer to Getting Protection

Near extintion in the US and dying out around the world, the bumble bee is close to getting protection and help.


Friday, 25 September 2015

Solution is simply vinegar

It's drizzled on fish and chips and used for cleaning, but simple household vinegar could soon be called on for its most important mission yet: saving the Great Barrier Reef.


Wednesday, 23 September 2015

More La Nina events to bring bigger waves, coastal erosion

Bigger waves and more coastal erosion will hit Pacific countries like New Zealand as a projected upsurge of severe El Nino and La Nina events brings an increase in storm events, according to a study out today.


Monday, 21 September 2015

Greenhouse gases piling on heat, says British Met Office

Man-made global warming is set to produce exceptionally high average temperatures this year and next, boosted by natural weather phenomena such as El Nino, says Britain's top climate and weather body.


Saturday, 19 September 2015

Success! U.S. Navy Makes Deal to Stop Using Sonar in Whale Waters

At last the US Navy realizes it shares the oceans with fish and mammals and is to reduce their 10 million sonar experiments and  will no longer conduct sonar tests in known whale habitats.

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Ocean's health is hard hit

 WWF find over-fishing, pollution and warming have cut marine populations in half.


Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Amazing Blue Whale Footage Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Wonderful video of a majestic blue whale swimming on the surface before diving to feed. Stunning! This is the reason we want to protect them.

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Antarctica would melt entirely if all fossil fuels burned, study finds

What would it take to entirely melt Antarctica, a sheet of miles-thick ice that's larger than the United States?


Friday, 11 September 2015

Sharks prowl in record numbers

Well duh, the ocean _ is _ their home!


Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Shark flung itself onto the rocks to flee hungry orca

Shark vs Orcas


Monday, 7 September 2015

NASA says sea levels will rise by a metre over the next century

This is terrifying.


Saturday, 5 September 2015

SeaWorld Says It Will No Longer Accept Whales Stolen From The Wild

Small steps to no captive animals but a start.


Thursday, 3 September 2015

While Fish are on Brink of ‘a Major Extinction Event,’ California Continues Mismanaging Water

Warm water and poor water management are best controlled by stopping eating animals so as to reduce the large water footprint due to water-intensive feed required to raise animals.