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The impacts of underwater noise on marine wildlife
Levels of anthropogenic (human-generated) noise have doubled every decade for the past 60 years in some regions. This destructive underwater noise is mostly caused by the military, the oil and gas industry and shipping traffic. Bjørnar Nicolaisen, coastal fisherman in Norway, on the impacts of underwater noise on marine wildlife.
Beaches as waste dumps: “A Beachcomber’s Guide to Marine Debris”
Marine and beach littering constitutes a worrying environmental footprint of humankind. And while plastic pollution and wasteful use of disposable plastics and throw-away products is increasingly being discussed in the public, the real problem is much more complex. Austrian marine biologist Dr. Michael Stachowitsch is taking on this pressing environmental problem in his new book “The Beachcomber’s Guide to Marine Debris” – with a good sense of humour.
Nairobi, Kenya, March 15 2019. At the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), member states of the UN Environment Programme failed to meet expectations to confront the ever-growing plastic-pollution crisis threatening our waterways,...read more
Dear friends and colleagues, Today we mourn the loss of Joanna Toole. There is so much that is beautiful about Joanna, it’s difficult to express her soul in mere words. Perhaps it’s the heart that is more intuitive at times like these—able to register the connections...read more
The fourth United Nations Environment Assembly UNEA-4: Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Consumption and Production
Friday, March 15th, last day of UNEA4 It was a great opportunity to meet with people from all around the world to debate on the same issues, share ideas and challenges on issues like plastics, ecosystem management, and green business. With a delegation of 3 members...read more