Marine Environment

Marine Environment

World Environment Day

Road map needed for the ecosystem

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, forests in Bangladesh decline at a rate of 2.6 per cent, double than that of the average rate globally. According to ...

Road map needed for the ecosystem

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

Sri Lanka is facing its worst beach pollution crisis as tonnes of plastic waste from a burning container ship wash ashore, a senior environment official said Saturday

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship: official

Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river

A freshwater dolphin died in the Panguchi River in Bagerhat’s Morelganj upazila on Tuesday

Dolphin dies in Bagerhat river

Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted Lebanese lake

At least 40 tonnes have turned up dead in a few days, numbers which Askar and fishermen in Qaraoun described as unprecedented

Tonnes of dead fish wash up on shore of polluted Lebanese lake

Hatchery reviving Britain’s near-extinct local oysters

In Europe as a whole, the population of this oyster species has fallen by 90 per cent since the end of the 19th century, according to the University of Portsmouth, and is almost extinct in some ...

 PHD student in marine biology, Monica Fabra displays a British native oyster at an oyster hatchery, which aims to reintroduce millions of the European flat oysters (ostrea edulis) to the region, at the Portsmouth University's Institute of Marine Sciences in Southsea, Portsmouth, southeast England, on 6 April 2021

Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

The recordings gathered during the 2018-2019 winter in the freezing cold Arctic waters off Canada proved that a population of bowhead whales had skipped their usual migration south

Whale chorus reveals how climate change may be shifting migration

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean: Greenpeace

Greenpeace has uncovered widespread use of illegal driftnets in the northwest Indian Ocean, which it says are decimating marine life in what is one of the world's most ecologically vulnerable fishing ...

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean: Greenpeace

Another dead whale washes up on Cox's Bazar beach

Two dead whales have washed up on the same stretch of Bangladesh coastline in two days, officials said Saturday, raising suggestions that they were killed by sea pollution.

Another dead whale washes up on Cox's Bazar beach

Operation Cleanup in plastic-polluted Nigeria beach

In blistering heat, several dozen volunteers are busy collecting plastic bottles, bags and polystyrene boxes as they launch a cleanup of the longest beach in Lagos

Operation Cleanup in plastic-polluted Nigeria beach

Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase

Staff at an airport on the Galapagos Islands found 185 tortoises in a suitcase that was heading for Ecuador's mainland, environment authorities said on Sunday

Galapagos airport staff find 185 tortoises in suitcase
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