oceans

  • January 17, 2018

    Greenpeace has welcomed a commitment by Iceland to eliminate plastic packaging in all of its own brand products within five years.

  • December 7, 2017

    The UN has designated the years 2021 to 2030 as the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’ to boost international coordination and cooperation in research and scientific programmes for better management of ocean and coastal zone resources and the reduction of maritime risks.

  • September 2, 2012

    In 2011, the International Panel on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), representing all marine science bodies, concluded that, “the world’s ocean is at high risk of entering a phase of extinction… unprecedented in human history.” Simon Barrow explores the issue of water from a biblical perspective.

  • May 23, 2012

    Marking the International Day for Biological Diversity(22 May), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the fragile state of the world’s oceans.