Charting undiscovered marine life – before the deep sea miners move in

"Gummy squirrels", deep-water eels, and the fossilised remains of whales from 16 million years ago… these are just some of the discoveries being made up to 5,500 metres below the surface of the Pacific Ocean by scientists seeking to limit environmental damage from seabed mining. Tech industries need cobalt, manganese and other elements for the … Continue reading Charting undiscovered marine life – before the deep sea miners move in

Keep your butt out of the water…

Thought plastic bottles or shopping bags were the biggest source of trash pollution in our seas and oceans and on our beaches? Discarded cigarette butts outnumber both of these combined. If you enjoy a quiet smoke on board, that's your business. Though you probably already exercise good practice such as puffing away downwind and refraining … Continue reading Keep your butt out of the water…