Research from the Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VME) project has been showcased at the GeoHab Conference held at The Venice International University in Italy during the month of May 2022.
Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) reported Monday that this year's was the coldest June in the last 41 years with a countrywide anomaly of -2.3°C.
For the European Parliament natural gas and nuclear power plants have been designated as climate-friendly investments. The European Commission released the proposal, formally called the EU taxonomy, in December as a list of economic activities that investors can label and market as green in the EU.
Faroe Islands announced on Sunday that the traditional catch of dolphins to be killed in its water would provisionally be limited to 500. The decision to crack down on the number of hunted dolphins comes after public outcry from last year's hunt, where over 1,423 white-sided dolphins were killed, a spree that shocked even residents who supported the practice.
Last Tuesday, 11 tons of squid were found in a Chinese flagged vessel that was captured by the Uruguayan Navy, after a chase that took place between Sunday night and early Monday morning.
The European Council, the body that sets the political agenda of the European Union (EU), agreed on a proposal to limit the entry and trade of commodities where production has contributed to “deforestation or forest degradation” worldwide.
Drought is causing havoc in Argentina and Paraguay. Argentina’s wheat crop for the 2022/23 season is the most delayed in a decade, as a period of lack of rainfall and early frosts is forcing farmers to delay planting the winter crop.
The Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) announced on Tuesday the designation of the entire landmass of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) as Specially Protected Areas, fulfilling the commitment it made in the “Pathway to Protection”
Two crucial glaciers in West Antarctica may be losing ice faster than they have over the last 5,000 years, according to a new study published in June. The international team, led by the University of Maine and including British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist Dr Joanne Johnson, examined the history of Thwaites and Pine Island Glaciers in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
A study released this week in the peer-reviewed African Journal of Marine Science, would show that killer orcas are behind the finding of eight white sharks dead off the coast of Gansbaai, in western South Africa in 2017.