Environment/Science
New York : The COVID-19 pandemic could help turn the tide on the well-being of oceans in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a UN report published on Wednesday. more
2020: the year for action, to ‘rise up’ and safeguard ocean life

New York : With the ocean in deep crisis, members of civil society and philanthropic organisations are urging governments and corporations to take bold action to safeguard the ocean.  ...

Ocean Conference has potential to be a ‘global game-changer’

New York : The second global Ocean Conference taking place in Portugal in a few months’ time promises to be “a critical moment” for the health of life under water and on ...

Earth's oceans and frozen spaces paying price for 'taking the heat of global warming'

New York: Our oceans and frozen spaces have been “taking the heat” for global warming for decades, climate experts said on Wednesday, warning that without a radical chang ...

Negotiating legally-binding agreement to provide future generations with a ‘healthy, resilient and productive ocean’

New York, Aug 21 (JEN): While the world’s oceans contain some 200,000 identified living species, the actual numbers could reach the millions ­­– all exposed to the dan ...

World must unite against ‘preventable tragedy’ of ocean pollution: UN chief

New York: From carrying your own water bottle, to volunteering for a local clean-up, everybody needs to do something to stop plastic pollution from getting into the world’s oceans, ...

UN designates 2021-2030 ‘Decade of Ocean Science’

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Wednesday designated the years 2021 to 2030 as the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’ to boost inter ...

FEATURE: Relationship with ocean vital part of Trinidad and Tobago culture

New York, June 7(Just Earth News): Oceans comprise roughly three-quarters of the Earth’s surface and play an essential role in human well-being, producing half the oxygen necessary for lif ...

UN poised to open summit on world's oceans; outcome will 'call for action' on ocean health

New York, June 3(Just Earth News): Warming oceans, depleting sea life and plastic pollution are on the agenda for next week's ocean summit at the United Nations, which will call for urgent ...

UN announces first-ever World Ocean Festival

New York, Apr 12(Just Earth News): With global leaders heading to the United Nations for a major conference in June on the protection and sustainable use of the planet’s oceans, the UN o ...