The world's largest offshore wind farm is now fully operational, 55 miles off the coast of Yorkshire. The Hornsea 2 project with 165 turbines can generate enough electricity to power about 1.3 million homes - that's enough for a city the size of Manchester.
Mass stranding events among cetaceans – a group of marine mammals including the whale, dolphin, and porpoise – have been reported since the times of Aristotle and there has been a long drive to understand what causes them. Long-finned pilot whales – a gregarious species with complex social bonds – are those most often affected.
The Falkland Islands support seabird populations that are of global importance, both numerically, and in terms of conservation status, and Falklands Conservation initiated in 1989/90 the Falkland Islands Seabird Monitoring Program (FISMP) in 1989/90.
Negotiations on a High Seas Treaty to protect marine life, at the United Nations in New York were suspended on Saturday after diplomats failed to reach an agreement at the end of the fifth round of talks.
The European Commission Joint Research Center has reported that two thirds of the European continent is threatened by drought, the worst for at least 500 years. European Commission spokesperson Johannes Bahrke said on Tuesday.
Scientists have unlocked the mysteries of how shark and ray species move up and down the ocean water column, in efforts to better understand them and protect their future. A new study published this month provides the first ever global analysis of how the elasmobranch community (sharks, skates and rays) use the vertical dimension of the ocean.
After a long season in Antarctica, Falkland Islands' flagged exploration ship RRS Sir David Attenborough has docked in Belfast for the first time, to pick up new crew members ahead of carrying out further scientific studies around the UK coastline. The state of the art vessel is owned by the Natural Environment Research Council and operated by the British Antarctic Survey.
This guide sets out who has to apply for a permit, how to apply and explains the other rules covering travel to Antarctica. The Antarctic Treaty signed in Washington on 1 December 1959 preserves the Antarctic continent for peaceful and scientific use.
The Antarctic Heritage Trust’s Inspiring Explorers Expedition to attempt to ski to the Geographic South Pole, has selected three candidates for the coming November challenge, which coincides with the 150th anniversary since the birth of legendary polar explorer Roald Amundsen, the first to reach the South Pole in 1911.
Following a thorough tendering process, the Government of South Georgia has announced that the vessel Vinson of Antarctica has been selected to support a wandering albatross survey planned for 2024.