Robot technology to measure UK's marine wildlife

Today the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) has launched its robot technology to measure marine wildlife in the Celtic Sea. This is the latest in a series of ambitious marine robotic vehicle trials by the NOC, off the UK ...

US, China to cooperate on ocean preservation

The U.S. and China said Wednesday they are stepping up cooperation on preserving the ocean and combating illegal fishing despite their differences on maritime security.

Resilient Kimberley community provides new hope for coral reefs

The discovery of a highly diverse coral community in a harsh but untouched marine environment in the Kimberley has sparked new hope for the future of coral reefs and prompted scientists to rethink factors that promote coral ...

Microplastics 'pollution puzzle' in PNAS News feature

In May, PNAS published an article that describes how research developed from finding unexpectedly high numbers of plastic particles in the marine environment to developing methods for identification and to effect assessment ...

Case study of microplastics in the ocean

Plastic: its ubiquity and longevity is having a significant impact on the marine environment. That's the diagnosis of one of the world's leading experts in the field, Professor Richard Thompson, who is providing evidence ...

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