A group of scientists has successfully mapped one-fifth of the world’s ocean floor, a significant milestone for the team on its mission to measure every depth and recess of the planet's seabed by the end of the decade. With about 71 per cent of our planet’s surface covered in ocean water, the ta
Today, the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy issued the following statement to mark World Oceans Day: “Today, we celebrate World Oceans Day under unprecedented circumstances, as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated health and economic challenges.
It's not too late to save the oceans from destruction, says the grandson of famed French oceanographer Jacques Cousteau. AFP sat down with Philippe Cousteau, an environmentalist and oceanographer in his own right, on the eve of World Oceans Day, held on June 8.
"The ocean connects us, rather than separates us" - This message rang through the crisp morning air as the village of Moata’a, Samoa, and its partners, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) of Samoa, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
The extent to which rivers transport burned carbon to oceans—where it can be stored for tens of millennia—is revealed in new research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
A key to solving global hunger—which is predicted to intensify during the COVID-19 pandemic—may lie in the ocean. In fact, the ocean could produce up to 75 percent more seafood than it does today, and drive sustainable economic growth, according to Stanford's Rosamond Naylor and Jim Leape.
Twelve Pacific Islands nationals from 12 nations successfully completed their nine-month Pacific Ocean Finance Fellowship this week... Peni Suveinakama from the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner officiated at the virtual closing ceremony...This integrated programme of training, financial s
The world's deep oceans are warming at a slower rate than the surface, but it's still not good news for deep-sea creatures according to an international study. The research, led by University of Queensland Ph.D.
The Ocean Best Practice System (OBPS) initiative is collecting information on existing capacity development activities related to ocean best practices (OBP).