The US has joined more than 20 other countries in creating 40 new marine sanctuaries around the world.
Scientists fear that even before one of the last frontiers of exploration, the ocean deep, has been properly studied it will already have been exploited by commercial deep-sea mining looking for rare
Deep ocean floor has never been mined for resources That is about to change Mining companies may launch deep-sea mining by 2018 Environmental consequences remain unknown Researchers are rushing to fil
Beijing has discovered the world’s largest hole in a disputed area of the South China Sea, state broadcaster CCTV has announced.
About 10 miles off the coast of Bermuda, scientists are analysing the health of the Atlantic ocean where human activities like overfishing and oil spills, are having terrible…
About eight million tons of plastic enters the oceans every year.
From the ocean to the science lab, researchers are investigating whether a chemical found in sea snails may be used to tackle chemo-resistant cancers.
We understand some parts of our own oceans less than we know outer space, but as they are so critical to our survival we need to know more, fast.
This simple tool allows scientists to take sea water samples The plastic tubes can withstand enormous pressure The lids are remotely controlled
The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco is currently home to a major exhibition by artists from across Australia aimed at raising awareness about the
As part of filming for the new series of Postcards here on euronews, we sent up a drone to capture the stunning pictures of Okinawa’s Furuzamami
Plane debris found in Reunion is to be sent to France for investigation into possible links to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Solar Impulse II gets clearance for takeoff after a three week wait, and sets off to continue its historic journey. The solar powered aircraft took
Among those crossing the finish line of the nine-month, round-the-world (RTW) Volvo Ocean Race, are the first all female team in 12 years. Team SCA
Do fish have feelings, and if so, how do they feel about climate change? Marine biologist Ana Maulvault from the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and
Journalist and sailor Catherine Chabaud became the first woman to complete a solo navigation of the globe without any stops during the third edition
Satellite technology is creating a revolution in oceanography as researchers have a flood of new data to understand our planet's oceans and better study climate change. In this edition of Space we hea
A school is much more than bricks and mortar. Indeed, some education establishments claim to be much better places of learning for not having walls
Transport ministers from Malaysia, China and Australia have pledged to double the search area for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane if the current
Marine oil spills can be extremely difficult to deal with, requiring a lot of time and effort by experts to remove the pollutant from the surface of
Major spills attract global attention, reminding of the environmental dangers of oil economy. But the whole picture is even worse. James Ilsley
The American Turkish vessel AlvinMedica was the first to pass Cape Horn on the fifth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but the day’s been dominated by the
Thousands of people gathered at one of France’s most famous sites, Mont Saint-Michel, on Saturday to watch what has been billed as “the high tide of
A destructive tropical cyclone is hurtling towards the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Cyclone Pam has been upgraded to a category five
When Dr Laura Robinson and her team set off from Tenerife to Trinidad on a scientific expedition, they could guarantee that they would see parts of