Rappler's latest stories on oceans
Piles of fresh snow have been laid out as some 100 penguins excitedly gather for the mid-morning feeding session. Hong Kong's Ocean Park is still shut because of the coronavirus outbreak.
'In many ways, this is an unprecedented but absolutely necessary step for us to do,' says Robert Ianne Gonzaga, president and CEO of Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium, Inc
The group says they survived by eating coconuts found floating in the sea and collecting rainwater in a bowl
Ocean Park, a rival amusement park on Hong Kong's main island, says it is also closing its doors
Oceans last year are by far the hottest ever recorded. The effects of ocean warming are already being felt in the form of more extreme weather, rising sea levels, and damage to marine life.
For some who lost entire families and communities to the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, surfing is a way to heal
'Our stand is that if you have to do anything in our EEZ (exclusive economic zone), you have to notify us and take permission,' an Indian admiral tells reporters when asked about the intrusion
'Hardship taught me to strive for better conditions,' says Joy Hekrdle, one of Oceana's Ocean Heroes in 2017
Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium Inc. President and CEO Robert Gonzaga says the takeover by the SBMA is 'the beginning of their attempt to shut us down if we don't give in to their unreasonable demands'
'We have been forced to take SBMA to court since they are clearly unwilling to deal with us in good faith,' says SBMEI president and CEO Robert Gonzaga
With a career that spans over 3 decades in the foreign service, DFA Assistant Secretary Generoso Calonge now leads the Maritime and Ocean Affairs office as a quiet guard of Philippine waters
The project by The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit group, involves a supply ship towing a floating boom that corrals marine plastic with the aim of cleaning half of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within 5 years
A study offers fresh evidence that the vast garbage patches floating in the middle of oceans are mostly the result of merchant marine vessels tossing their waste overboard by the ton
SBMEI president and CEO Robert Gonzaga says the SBMA's decision to preterminate its lease is 'extremely unfair...to the point of recklessness'
Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium Incorporated commits numerous violations and has arrears of about P25 million on its payment scheme and P7 million on its current billing
Destructive changes already set in motion could see a steady decline in fish stocks, a hundredfold or more increase in the damages caused by superstorms, and hundreds of millions of people displaced by rising seas
Oceans Melting Greenland – or OMG – is on a mission to collect data on how oceans contribute to the rapid melt of Greenland's ice
The diesel-electric Minerve submarine was lost off France's southern coast with 52 sailors on board on January 27, 1968
'It's quite phenomenal as a statistic, it's just one example among hundreds and hundreds of other records established by global warming,' says a meteorologist at the Canadian environment ministry
Conservation officials say that North Atlantic right whales are among the most threatened species in the world
Jean-Jacques Savin recalls his 4-month journey of crossing the Atlantic in a custom-made barrel
Antonio Guterres has spent the past week in the region pushing for urgent action ahead of a UN summit in September billed as a last chance to prevent irreversible climate change
Without naming the Asian giant, India and France worry about China's growing economic clout and its territorial claims that have caused tensions in the South China Sea
The territorial dispute centers on 4 islands, between the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific Ocean, seized by the Soviet army in the last days of World War II
'A fight broke out when the chief officer hacked two of his crew to death in a disciplinary action dispute,' the Taiwan fisheries department says in a statement
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit marks the 25th time he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have met since 2013
The findings in the US journal Science debunk previous reports that suggested a so-called pause in global warming in recent years
Experts say that offshore drilling and seismic airgun blasting causes loud, far-traveling noise that can potentially disrupt marine life and injure animals underwater
The exact cause of the whale's death is not yet known but there are signs that 'plastic waste might have triggered it,' WWF Indonesia marine species conservation coordinator Dwi Suprapti says
'Releasing balloons into the air is no laughing matter, especially for marine animals who bear the brunt of this wasteful practice,' says zero waste campaigner Daniel Alejandre
Ocean Infinity finds the ARA San Juan in the Atlantic Ocean
'The court by 12 votes to 3 finds that the Republic of Chile did not undertake a legal obligation to negotiate a sovereign access for the... state of Bolivia,' says judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf of the International Court of Justice
Brands need to give consumers options that encourage them to reuse, recycle, or return their plastic packaging instead of throwing them away after one use
Pro-whaling Japan has voted against the project, backed by commercial whaling states Iceland and Norway, as well as Russia
The ambitious project by The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit group, hopes to clean up half of the infamous garbage patch within 5 years when all systems are deployed
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the dolphin deaths are due to red tide, while sickened seals are infected by either avian influenza or phocine distemper virus
(UPDATED) Hurricane Lane remains a powerful hurricane, packing winds in excess of 130 miles per hour, although it has been downgraded to category 3
Are these tiny pieces of plastic damaging our bodies?
Canberra is embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol vessels and frigates to shore up its defense capabilities
June 8 is World Oceans Day, a day to celebrate our shared oceans and their importance in everyday life. How much love and care have we given Manila Bay?
'A healthy ocean provides food and jobs. It provides for everyone’s needs, not just for those living on the coasts, but also for the future,' says Aimee Gonzales, Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia Executive Director
The WWF says the Mediterranean has record levels of 'micro-plastics,' the tiny pieces of plastic less than 5 millimeters in size which can be found increasingly in the food chain posing a threat to human health
'Ocean's 8' tayang di bioskop Tanah Air mulai 8 Juni 2018
Part adventure, part scientific research, Ben Lecomte and his 8-person support team will conduct a host of marine experiments as they seek to raise awareness of ocean pollution and plastic contamination
A study shows that the Philippines generates 2.7 million metric tons of plastic garbage every year
(UPDATED) The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished in March 2014 with 239 people – mostly from China – on board, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing
When the hot lava flow hits the water it produces acid fumes known as 'laze' – lava and haze
However, environmental group Greenpeace fears that the Akademik Lomonosov could become a 'nuclear Titanic' or a 'Chernobyl on ice'