Last week UK Government launched it’s long awaited Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener which has huge implications for society and for the marine environment. Since publication there have been a number of critical reviews by organisations very well versed in this field. The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has issued an initial response to the […]

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From Pollution to Solution: A global assessment of marine litter and plastic pollution reveals the impact of marine litter and plastic pollution in the environment and their effects on the health of ecosystems, wildlife and humans. Plastics are the largest, most harmful and most persistent fraction of marine litter, accounting for at least 85 per cent of total […]

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Heatwaves Science  Socioeconomic impacts of marine heatwaves: Global issues and opportunities BACKGROUND Anthropogenic climate change is altering the structure and functioning of ecosystems globally. The upper layers of the oceans have absorbed >90% of the excess heat arising from human activities and, as a result, surface waters have warmed at an average rate of 0.15°C […]

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