""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
Once the wind picks back up, the phytoplankton will be dispersed through the waves, and the glow will disappear.
An exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert museum allows visitors to travel back in time to the golden age of ocean liner travel.
We continue our island hopping in the Indian Ocean’s Seychelles, an idyllic place to surrender to the harmony of a natural world and discover island
A drone helped save two teenage swimmers struggling in powerful surf on the Australian coastline on Thursday, in what the local authorities called a "world first".
With winter headed our way in the Northern Hemisphere, a trip to a tropical island is probably on your mind. If you’re looking to get out of the cold
A group dressed in Santa outfits takes an icy dip in the Baltic Sea off the beach at Swinoujscie, in north-estern Poland.
The world’s top environmental decision-making body is targeting ‘global menace’ of pollution at a summit in Nairobi.
The coastal village of Southampton, New York was settled in 1640 by a small group of Puritans who landed on the east end of Long Island in nearby Sag
Argentine navy discounts noise heard in South Atlantic as coming from missing submarine
The ARA San Juan submarine with 44 crew members on board vanished on Wednesday
Ocean protection is crucial in fighting climate change – that is one of the key messages emanating from the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn…
The whales were part of a group of ten mammals that beached in Ujong Kareng
The threat posed by plastic waste was highlighted at the 'Our Ocean' Conference in Malta
Will oysters be able to survive climate change and the expected rise of water temperatures in seas and oceans across the globe?
Do you like carp… yes or no?
Tulsa Zoo keepers film feeding time for the Red-bellied Piranhas, whose razor-sharp teeth can reduce a large animal to a skeleton in a matter of
By filtering sea water through their pores, deep-sea sponges recycle waste and produce valuable nutrients for other marine organisms.
Are sponges the most mysterious organism on Earth?
The juvenile humpback was beached for 24 hours in Buzios, Brazil
Local authorities said 21 others were rescued by the navy after the accident on an early morning short route from the island of Itaparica.