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August 16, 2019

No flag can claim the high seas, but many nations exploit them. As a result, life in the two-thirds of the oceans beyond any country's territorial waters faces many threats that are largely unregulated, including overfishing and the emerging deep-sea mining industry.

Now, nations are negotiating the first-ever high-seas conservation treaty, which the United Nations expects to finalize next year.

August 14, 2019

A record number of dolphins have washed up on France’s Atlantic coast in the last three months, many with devastating injures.

Environmental campaigners say 1,100 mutilated dolphins have been found since January, but the real figure could be 10 times higher as many bodies sink without trace. Activists warn the marine slaughter could threaten the extinction of the European dolphin population in the region.

August 4, 2019

The lack of any real market for whale meat has prompted Iceland’s whalers to forego the hunt this season, for the first time since 2003.

Read the full article:

https://grapevine.is/news/2019/06/27/for-the-first-time-in-17-years-iceland-will-not-hunt-any-whales-this-summer/?fbclid=IwAR3yqnDSWBeYGO5x84liLsT8V_4VpPFeAZ4d2vK0KyLznrD4HytmkO2s1vE

August 2, 2019

While Greenland is a big island filled with lots of ice, it is highly unusual for that much ice to be lost in the middle of June. The average "melt season" for Greenland runs from June to August, with the bulk of the melting occurring in July.

July 13, 2019

Whale hunt turns sea red with blood as dozens slaughtered in Faroe Islands.

Every year this massacre happens and I can't believe why this hasn't stop yet! Heartbroken.

Full article:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9182403/whale-hunt-sea-red-blood-slaughtered-hooks-knives-faroe-islands/

March 23, 2019

Meet the engineer who is transforming traditional boats to run on solar energy!

March 21, 2019

Around 100 cetaceans have been kept in a place which is too small inside a series of tiny enclosures off Russia’s Pacific coast, near to the southeastern city of Nakhodka.

Check the full article:

https://auxx.me/drone-footage-whales/?fbclid=IwAR0nYpATaZVQ04rKlHw92p8lDAypk6zy-secu5ReICzd0SCX6dwLQhR2dFg

 

March 13, 2019

UK ocean plastic pollution crisis: Every seal, dolphin and whale washed up on British shores had plastic in their stomachs, report says.

March 11, 2019

Grocery bags and takeout containers aren't enough. It's time to phase out all single-use plastic.

Check the full article:

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-plastic-plan-20180220-story.html?fbclid=IwAR1kDZDp_l5UpjvZ3FiSieMPdukQHkD6peVcDW35SIDHLzqQtSRYH_K2c8o

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