Oceans

  • How I Woke Up To The Plastic Pollution Problem

    20 September 2018

    A couple years ago, I had the pleasure of teaching a young couple to dive in Thailand on one of my favorite reefs. Weather conditions were perfect, with mild currents and excellent visibility of the stunning topography and bright, vivid corals. Even through the regulator, I could see the smiles on my students’ faces.

  • Plastic pollution reaches the Antarctic

    7 June 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Water samples from our scientific research expedition show that even the most remote and pristine habitats of the Antarctic are contaminated with microplastic waste and persistent hazardous chemicals.

  • Eight years on: Deepwater Horizon still haunts the Gulf of Mexico

    23 May 2018
    Emily Stock

    When a drilling rig leased by BP exploded 40 miles off the Louisiana coastline, eleven workers lost their lives and pipes deep under the surface of seafloor ruptured. Oil gushed for three months into the Gulf of Mexico, and millions of barrels of oil polluted thousands of miles of marine ecosystems, devastating local communities.

  • Underwater love: Why I'm in the fight for the Great Australian Bight

    16 May 2018
    Michaela Skovranova

    I first moved to Australia from a landlocked country when I was 13. All of a sudden, I was surrounded by what felt like endless oceans. The ocean was intimidating, powerful and incredibly beautiful. It completely enchanted me. Now, I’m a photographer specialising in the oceans, and the Great Australian Bight is our wild, uncompromising, underwater backyard.

  • Your check in details

    9 April 2018

    Thousands of people are ‘checking in’ to keep watch over the Antarctic

  • Tiny organisms, massive impact

    6 April 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    The lifeforms in the ocean that don’t appear on conservation websites are microorganisms – the ‘unseen majority’...