New research has suggested that there is evidence of trails left by sponges across the Arctic seafloor.
Tracking the Great Plastic Heaps in the Seas
Giant slicks of plastic rubbish collect in our seas much of it floating on the surface. The most infamous one, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, is in the North Pacific Ocean.
100 Companies Dominate Our Oceans
“Now that we know who some of the biggest beneficiaries from the ocean economy are, this can help improve transparency relating to sustainability and ocean stewardship.”
Farmed Salmon: A Growth Industry Outpacing Planning
Farmed salmon is Scotland’s number 1 food export and according to the industry, directly employs 12,000 workers
Decline in Sea Turtle Sightings
Only 11 green turtle sightings were found in the records (all from 1980 to 2016)
Ellen : “The Tesla of the Sea”
“Maybe we will save this world after all.” Halfdan Ambrahamsen, Aeroe, Denmark
Jellyfish On Evie Sands!!!
“There’s not a lot to say about them – except – I have never seen so many jellyfish in one place, at a time!”
Assessing Orkney’s Marine Environment: Have Your Say
Orkney Islands Council is seeking views about the marine environment out to 12 nautical miles from the islands.
How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?
.A new study of the upper Atlantic suggests that there are 10 times more micro plastics than was previously thought.
Pumice Raft “Vitamin Shot” for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
A giant raft of pumice is helping to sustain Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.