AJ Impact

Global demand for Colombian shark fins triggers intense debate

Catching sharks, cutting off their fins and tossing them in the ocean is not allowed in Colombia, but it's happening.

Global demand for Colombian shark fins triggers intense debate

Arts & Culture

All at sea: The man saving sunken Spanish treasure

Marine archaeologist Carlos Leon faces threats from professional scavengers who want to steal his treasure maps.

In deep water: Meeting Spain's sunken treasure hunter

AJ Impact

Are Chile's industrial salmon farms changing the seas?

Some indigenous Chileans believe the farms are killing off marine life and also threatening their communities' future.

 Are Chile's industrial salmon farms changing the seas?

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: What to do as the Arctic melts?

We examine the melting ice sheets and glaciers of the Arctic that have unlocked a controversial mineral wealth.

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Dying oceans and the consequences for life on Earth

Melting ice, rising seas, warming oceans - are we running out of time to stave off the worst effects of climate change?

Environment

Cut emissions to avert disastrous sea-level rise: IPCC

Landmark IPCC study calls for radical action to avert some of the worst possible outcomes of global warming.

Environment

UN draft climate report warns oceans rising, warming

Urgent cuts to emissions needed to stop decline in wildlife, increase in superstorms and mass displacement, report says.

UN draft climate report warns oceans rising, warming

Opinion

Our oceans need us

Our oceans are on the verge of collapse and we have all played a role in this. Now we must all play our part to stop it.

Javier Bardem

by Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem

Climate Change

Climate change: Warming oceans may reduce sea life by 17%

The biggest animals in the world's oceans are going to be hit hardest as climate change intensifies, a new study says.

Climate change: Warming oceans may reduce sea life by 17%