Radio Monsoon aims to ensure safety reigns among anglers in south India | Nicola Slawson

With the rainy season approaching in Kerala state, a radio station is providing a low-tech forecast service to encourage 30,000 families to fish more safely For the fisherfolk of Indias southern country of Kerala, risking life and extremity is part of everyday life. As fish stocks deplete in coastal waters because of overfishing and climate […]

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NASA satellite images tell the story of a succumbing sea

An abandoned ship in Kazakhstan stands as a remnant of the sea’s former glory .Image: Getty Images/ VICTOR VASENIN LONDON Prior to 1960, the Aral Sea in Central Asia had been one of the four largest lakes in the world. Now, a series of NASA satellite images discloses how the once impressive body of water […]

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Rising ocean temperature is ‘greatest hidden challenge of our generation’

IUCN report warns that truly staggering rate of warming is changing the behaviour of marine species, reducing angling zones and spreading disease The rising temperature of the oceans is the greatest concealed challenge of our generation that is altering the make-up of marine species, shrinking fishing areas and starting to spread disease to humans, according […]

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Ocean acidification is deadly threat to marine life, procures eight-year analyse

Plastic pollution, overfishing, global warming and increased acidification from burning fossil fuels entails oceans are increasingly hostile to marine life If the outlook for marine life was already appearing bleak- torrents of plastic that can suffocate and starve fish, overfishing, diverse forms of human pollution that create dead zones, the effects of global warming which […]

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Climate Change Keeps Coming Up At GOP Campaign Stops — And People Are Clapping

MANCHESTER, N.H. — When Dan Kipnis stood up and asked Sen. Marco Rubio( R-Fla .) about his plan to address climate change, he thought he might face some angry audience members who didn’t like his topic. He was shocked to instead find people clapping for him. “I supposed I’d get some boos or something like […]

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Protection of our oceans must go hand-in-hand with the fight against climate change | Tommy E Remengesau Jr

Our Pacific island nation of Palau has created an ocean sanctuary bigger than California. But more countries must take action to help save the environment Island nations have been among the first to recognize that our ocean is in trouble. Fish populations are lessening, while sea level are rising. We are rapidly approaching a point […]

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Climate change will likely wreck their subsistences- but they still don’t buy the science

The small Louisiana town of Cameron could be the first in the US are totally submerged by rising sea levels and yet locals, 90% of whom voted for Trump, still arent persuaded about climate change In 50 years, the region near where I grew up, Cameron Parish in south-west Louisiana, will likely be no more. […]

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Naomi Klein:’ Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’

The US has a president who personifies many of the things Naomi Klein has been advising about for years. She says her new volume had to be written before things got worse The fact that Naomi Klein predicted the forces that explain the rise to power of Donald Trump devotes her no pleasure at all. […]

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Climate change could change what we eat. It’s already happening in Africa.

If your livelihood depends on crops, which need water, and there isnt any water … what do you do? Borrie Erasmus fought with this very problem only this year in South Africa. His family has lived on the same farmland for 50 years. It usually rains between October and April in the region, but in […]

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