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Taking marine conservation by storm

Since winning the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Young Champions of the Earth prize 12 months ago, Better Blue founder Miao Wang has taken China’s diving community…

On the frontline of hurricane disaster

Gator Halpern is in no doubt at all that climate change is wreaking havoc. The founder of Coral Vita, 2018’s Young Champion of the Earth for Latin America and the…

Sailing to promote Clean Seas

Philip Beale, Yuri Sanada and a crew of about 10 people have embarked on an expedition to prove the possibility of the Phoenicians as the first ancient sailors to…

What’s in your bathroom? The hidden plastics in your beauty products

Go into any beauty store and you will see shelves full of products that promise to fix every problem with your appearance that you didn’t realize you had. Is your…

Getting creative with coral reef conservation

This week in Los Angeles, 15,000 people will be attending one of the biggest creativity conferences in the world, Adobe MAX. It’s not the kind of event that is…

New #CleanSeas augmented reality experience merges the real world and the virtual

Pamphlets and pop-up ads are so last year. Augmented reality is creating unique new opportunities to raise awareness and reach audiences. It works by stacking…

Latin American, Caribbean scouts join the global fight against plastic pollution

The Interamerican Scout Region and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) team up to reward young people who drastically reduce their plastic footprint.…

Seagrass—secret weapon in the fight against global heating

One of the most threatened yet overlooked ecosystems on Earth, seagrass could have a promising future thanks to its ability to absorb carbon. Seagrass is a…

The German islet putting wind into the sails of climate action and clean seas

The tiny island of Sylt, a United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) world heritage site, has been hosting the world windsurfing championship…

Protecting Egypt’s colourful coral reefs with Green Fins

Interview with Chloe Harvey, Director of The Reef-World Foundation, about how the charity’s implementation of the Green Fins initiative in Egypt—in partnership with…