#Marine life

  • Article: This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    This 11-Year-Old Activist Has Picked Up More Than 100,000 Pieces of Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 17, 2020

    Lilly Platt, in the Netherlands, wants everyone to cultivate their “green heart.” Read more

  • Article: Oceans Face 'Utterly, Profoundly Destabilizing' Threats, Says Environmentalist Bill McKibben

    Oceans Face 'Utterly, Profoundly Destabilizing' Threats, Says Environmentalist Bill McKibben

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2020

    “You can’t have a working planet without a working ocean.” Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Protect Oceans: Report

    COVID-19 Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Protect Oceans: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 14, 2020

    From fishing to shipping, countries can re-examine their marine identities. Read more

  • Article: Warm Ocean Water Is Melting Greenland’s Ice From Below

    Warm Ocean Water Is Melting Greenland’s Ice From Below

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2020

    Massive “ice tongues” are to blame. Read more

  • Article: Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    Endangered Whales Are Being Killed by Fishing Gear. New Technology Could Change That.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 8, 2019

    There are only about 400 North Atlantic right whales left in the world. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    Heroic Volunteers in Brazil Are Cleaning Up a Massive and Mysterious Oil Spill

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 22, 2019

    “People in the north-east are cleaning the oil from the coast with their own hands.” Read more

  • Article: The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    The Ocean Cleanup Device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Finally Working

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 8, 2019

    “This now gives us sufficient confidence in the general concept to keep going on this project.” Read more

  • Article: The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    The UN Wants Companies to Stop Ruining the Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 2, 2019

    The UN Global Compact is trying to tie corporate success to the health of the oceans. Read more