Race to save 100 whales in Sri Lanka's biggest mass beaching

Navy joins forces with rescuers and volunteers in effort to push pilot whales back into oceanRescuers…

Plans to dredge notorious ‘ship swallower' sandbank condemned

Removal of millions of tonnes of material from Goodwin Sands, the watery grave of hundreds of…

What Victorian-era seaweed pressings reveal about our changing seas

A ‘women’s pastime’ practised by Queen Victoria, ‘seaweeding’ spread from the UK to California – now…

Antarctica: an ecosystem under threat – in pictures

Antarctica’s ocean is one of the most extreme environments on the planet, and home to its…

How La Niña will bring changes to the world's weather patterns

Developing ocean-atmospheric phenomenon will influence our weather in the coming monthsThere is a phenomenon developing in…

Temperatures of deepest ocean rising quicker than previously thought

Warming ocean contributes to sea level rise and to more extreme weather such as hurricanesEven the…

Earthshot prize: Prince William launches £50m drive to repair planet

Five £1m prizes will be awarded each year for next 10 years to support environmental solutionsThe…

Robots and magnetic soap: scientists rethink oil spill clean-ups

Incidents such as tanker stranding in Mauritius stress need for quick and effective solutionsSpecial sponges, magnetic…

How our warmer oceans are contributing to climate breakdown

A more stable ocean sounds idyllic, but it creates a dangerous feedback loop for our warming…

How coral transplants could rescue Turkey's threatened reefs

Scientists are carefully moving the sea animals to new locations to save them from construction schemesTransplanting…