On board the Greenpeace ship, six divers took the plunge to raise awareness about the irreversible risks to our ocean reefs.
A study has found a 'cocktail of pollutants' in dolphins living in the English Channel.
Only a fraction of the marine areas meant to be protected by the European Union are being properly conserved at present, according to a new report.
The research - by the World Wide Fund for Nature and Sky Ocean Rescue - says less than 2% of the EU's waters are being properly managed
The Indian unit of the largest online retailer has committed to curbing its use of single-use plastic by 2020. But is it doing enough?
Coral biologist Megan Clampitt tells us all about her job protecting the Indian ocean’s vital coral reefs.
'Green scientists' in Johannesburg, South Africa have discovered a way to make eco-friendly sun-blocking products from the shells of cashew nuts.
In a river that was declared a biologically dead open sewer in the 1950s, an increase in marine life in the estuary is a sign that the river's health is improving.
Micro-plastic pieces have been found in remote Arctic ice — the latest indication of how far pollution has spread across the planet.
We explore how the plastic crisis is affecting beautiful places such as Bali, Thailand and Vietnam and what you can do to save their shorelines.
Ben Lecomte is swimming from Hawaii to San Francisco to better understand how plastic is affecting our oceans.
Parts of Britain might run out of water within 25 years if the public don't change their wasteful ways.
"Cheers to that"
How to transform your clothes washing habits to have less of an environmental impact.
Find out how this artist is creating paint pigment from polluted streams.
Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans.
Testing is being carried out to confirm bioplastics disintegrate in the sea without harming aquaculture.
Fishermen are being paid €200 a month to recycle waste from their nets. More and more plastic and cans are being pulled from the waters together with the fish. A new Greek company called Enaleia has backing from Greek and foreign donors to introduce a more sustainable way of fishing.
Are you ready for a plastic-free July? Pledge to drastically cut down on your single-use plastic usage this month and be a part of a larger global community
The iconic brand has released a new line featuring recycled waste.
Ditch the plastic, it's time to buy a reusable water bottle.
Celebrate this important day with our guide on what you can do to reduce your plastic footprint on the earth.
Participants retrieved 117 kilogrammes of plastic waste from the Katase Higashihama beach near Tokyo, which will host the sailing competition next summer.
The actor and environmental activist announced the launch of his luxury eco project in Central America over three years ago.
The plastic will now be recycled into yarn to make socks, sportswear, swimwear and carpets.
A new law is being enforced in England to ban the sale of single-use plastic items.
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