Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The Ocean Cleanup's plastic-collecting tool was re-deployed in the Pacific Ocean in June. The first version spilled the plastic it had collected.
A new UN report found global oceans could rise 3 feet by 2100 due in part to melting ice. That melt could also slow the Atlantic ocean current system.
Electric pulse fishing involves pulling a net loaded with electrodes across the sea to produce an electric field in the water, then shocks the fish.
The Ocean Cleanup, which is trying to remove plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, ran into problems in its first month of deployment.
Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans in support of a campaign by five of the G7 industrialized nations.
Scientists have recorded what is believed to be the largest wave ever in the southern hemisphere, a 23.8m monster the height of an eight-floor building.
A UN report found that oceans are warming and sea levels rising due to climate change. Solutions to this trend could come from the water itself.
Scientists found oil-eating bacteria in the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. These microbes could help clean up oil spills on the ocean surface.
The wolffish is being hunted to extinction and — unlike the panda or the snow leopard — isn't cute enough to for people to want to save it.
And there are even hints that a second world may lurk nearby.
What does a technology provider have to do with the health of the oceans? Quite a lot, as it turns out, writes David Lear.
Henderson Island has never been inhabited by people — and yet, its white sand beaches are home to more than 37 million pieces of junk.
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