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May 7, 2018 2:54 PM Global warming to wipe out 'many' animals in protected oceans

Fish, mammals, birds and invertebrates living in parts of the oceans will be "devastated" by global warming, say researchers. Projections suggest that by the year 2100, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will be 2.8C (37F) warmer than they are today if the levels of emissions carry on as expected. A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change 20

April 13, 2018 5:21 AM Turnbull to push free trade deal with EU

Malcolm Turnbull will meet with the head of Europe's largest economy in a bid to get the European Union to the table on a huge free trade deal. The prime minister will also meet with UK Prime Minister Theresa May and the heads of the European Union and NATO on his two-week trip overseas. Mr Turnbull will land in London on April 18 for the Commonwealth 7

February 22, 2018 5:43 AM The terrifying alien creatures of the deep: 'Fish zombie' and gruesome sea cucumbers are among a Russian fisherman's latest horrifying catches

They may look like something out of 'Alien', but these terrifying sea creatures live far closer to home than the monsters in Ridley Scott's 1979 film. The mysterious deep-sea beasts were captured by a fisherman off northwest Russia, in an area that scientists describe as the ocean's 'twilight zone'. Roman Fedortsov has become an online celebrity for the incredible 33 1

February 13, 2018 7:51 PM The BBC Is Banning Single-Use Plastic, Inspired By 'Blue Planet'

The plastic-free campaign has claimed yet another victory. The BBC has announced a three-step plan to ban single-use plastics by 2020. By the end of this year, both plastic cutlery and cups will have been scrapped across all of the BBC’s offices. Two million plastic cups are currently being used by visitors and staff each year on BBC sites. Tony Hall, the BBC’s 17

January 24, 2018 6:02 AM Oceans 11, Adelaide-style: Bizarre video shows a hooded thief crawling along the floor of a shopping centre after stealing cash from two stores

Bizarre footage has been released showing a hooded thief crawling along the floor of a shopping centre in an unsuccessful attempt to go undetected. CCTV footage cameras captured the man breaking into the South Australian Westfield shopping centre and crawling along the floor, before forcibly gaining entry to a shop inside. The footage was taken at a shopping 8

December 4, 2017 2:55 PM Stunning sight of this year's only supermoon mesmerises sky-gazers across the world

Breathtaking photographs captured in brightened night skies across the world showed the first of three consecutive supermoons to occur this winter - and the only one this year. Last night's moon, dubbed the 'full cold moon', glowed behind historic national monuments and landmarks all over the world such as London's Shard and the Statue of Liberty in New York. The Cold Moon appeared 22 1

November 25, 2017 9:42 AM Honduras blames Guatemala for 'creating environmental disaster'

Shocking photos reveal "trash islands" in the sea surrounding the idyllic Caribbean island of Roatan, Honduras. Leonardo Serrano, deputy mayor of the Honduran town of Omoa, claimed communities in neighbouring Guatemala are dumping their refuse into a river which is then gathering at sea to form floating "trash islands". Some of the rubbish is being deposited 14

November 17, 2017 12:18 PM Greenpeace Launch Alternative Coca Cola Christmas Advert To Highlight Plastic Pollution

The Coca Cola ‘Holidays are coming’ TV advert has become synonymous with Christmas in the UK. But now Greenpeace have playfully reworked the famous ad, with a ‘more realistic’ version. Launching on the same day as Coca Cola, it aims to highlight the unfortunate side effect of bottled fizzy drinks and plastic usage. It begins with all of the familiarity 25

November 12, 2017 10:44 AM Video of giant coconut crab hunting and killing seabird goes viral

'Gruesome' incident in remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean captured by researcher. A video of a large land-dwelling crab known as a coconut or robber crab hunting and killing a seabird has gone viral. The incident was witnessed and captured by a researcher, Mark Laidre of Dartmouth College, while he was studying the giant crabs in the remote Chagos 24

October 23, 2017 1:50 PM Brit diver fights off SHARK with spear gun in death-defying five mile swim back to shore

John Craig, 34, was fishing with a friend near Shark Bay, western Australia, when he lost sight of his boat. He began screaming in panic, and his desperate cries attracted the fearsome beast. John said: “At arm’s reach there was this huge 4m tiger shark. It was at that moment I realised I had just got to forget about the boat and go totally into survival 19