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Philippine fishermen struggle as oil spill keeps them ashore

Some villagers got sick after oil smeared the shoreline, turning rocks black and leaving dark globs on the beach

Anti-mining group asks gov’t to stop seabed quarrying, adopt precautionary principle

The government needs to investigate seabed quarrying projects that have reported violations and stop the operations of these projects

Communities call for transparency, urgency amid oil spill’s worsening impacts

The groups demanded concrete plans to protect the affected communities and ecosystems

Green group seeks urgent action on oil spill to protect Verde...

The Protect VIP campaign network said the incident must serve as an “eye opener” to the neglect the Verde Island Passage has long suffered

Sinking Philippine tanker sparks diesel spill

The incident also prompted Greenpeace Philippines to urge the government to eliminate the country’s reliance on fossil fuels

Countries meet to halt wide-ranging threats against oceans

Some 600 leaders of government, the business sector, green groups and academics will discuss expanding marine protected areas

Worry, frustration as UN tries to finally agree high seas treaty

China is pushing for the future governing body of any eventual treaty to determine the sanctuaries by consensus rather than a majority vote

Don’t throw plastic in the sea, Pope Francis reminds faithful on...

Estimates show that eight million tons of plastic enter the ocean annually, killing marine life and feeding into the human food chain

Asian, tropical coastlines most vulnerable to rising seas – study

62% of these low-lying areas were located in the tropics, with a third of the total in Asia, said the study

Face masks add to sea pollution at popular Philippines dive site

Regular visitors and locals have reported a rise in the number of face masks and PPE shields being collected from the seabed

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