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Staying near seas can be good for mental health

Having access to the coast helps in enhancing well-being.

02 Oct 2019 3:23 PM

In Madagascar, fishermen plant mangroves for the future

Mangroves serve not only as fish nurseries, but also filter water and shield coastal areas from the force of waves whipped up by cyclones.

13 May 2018 10:14 AM

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic pollution is huge

437 million to 8.3 billion plastic straws are on the entire world's coastlines.

22 Apr 2018 11:15 AM

Space study fashionable, waste management isn’t

A huge economic opportunity arises from incorporating good waste management.

17 Apr 2018 12:45 AM

What nations are doing to stem flow

Concerted action in the form of a $5 billion annual spending on waste-management could trigger revamp packaging systems, and let the ocean thrive.

17 Apr 2018 12:42 AM


Water may exist in Earth's lower mantle, shows diamonds study

The pressures that formed these deeper diamonds are estimated at about 24 to 25 gigapascals.

18 Mar 2018 5:56 PM

Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

The island started recycling plastic and pushing to reduce single-use plastic items more than a decade ago.

23 Feb 2018 1:41 PM

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

A study revealed that severe bleaching outbreaks are hitting coral reefs four times more often they used to a few decades earlier.

08 Jan 2018 4:27 PM

Finding Nemo may become even harder: climate study

A study said many of the real-life Nemos swimming in children’s fish tanks around the world were caught using cyanide.

11 Oct 2017 7:51 PM

Wind farms in Atlantic could power the world: study

Wind farms in the open ocean can generate far more renewable energy than those on land.

10 Oct 2017 12:06 PM


Gender bender

Alok Vaid Menon, an Indian-American trans feminine artist, who is taunted by bullies everywhere, says that non-conforming to gender makes one strong.

20 Apr 2017 12:38 AM

Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

How practical this approach is depends on three main variables - how much uranyl sticks to the fibres.

21 Feb 2017 8:36 PM