Oceans

Sir David Attenborough: The world’s oceans are becoming a ‘toxic soup’ of industrial waste and plastic

Sir David Attenborough: The world’s oceans are becoming a ‘toxic soup’ of industrial waste and plastic

The world’s oceans are turning into a ‘toxic soup’ of industrial waste and plastic, putting the future of humanity at risk, Sir David Attenborough has warned. In the final episode of the BBC’s groundbreaking wildlife documentary Blue Planet II, which airs this Sunday, the true scale of man’s impact on the planet is laid bare. The filmmakers show […]

UN chief warns oceans ‘under threat as never before’

UN chief warns oceans ‘under threat as never before’

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the first-ever UN conference on oceans with a warning that the seas are “under threat as never before” with one recent study warning discarded plastic rubbish could outweigh fish by 2050 if nothing is done. The UN chief told presidents, ministers, diplomats and environmental activists from nearly 200 countries on Monday […]