One in six fishers in the Gulf of Thailand have been coerced or deceived into working against their will.
The Blue Belt is a network of marine protected areas 17 times larger than the UK.
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Most existing MPAs are in distant and largely empty waters. Expanding them where it counts will meet a lot of resistance.
Archaeologists had some questions about an ancient Aboriginal site. So they involved the community and local school kids on their search for answers.
Here are answers to common questions about emerging from lockdown and how to make sure you're doing it safely.
Conservation or copper? A proposed mine in northern Minnesota pits industrial jobs against a thriving outdoor economy.
Chinese fishermen are illegally trawling South American waters, inflaming tensions with the US. But for centuries Washington used aggressive fishing to expand its overseas presence, too.
Hurricane Harvey destroyed the fishing infrastructure of Aransas Bay and reduced fishing by 80% over the following year. This removed humans from the trophic cascade and whole food webs changed.
The latest incident highlights a mismatch between ocean law and marine ecosystems.
An enormous amount of fishing gear is cut loose in the ocean each year. The losses cut into fishers' profits and kill marine wildlife. A new project aims to get ghost gear out of the ocean.
Africa's blue economy initiatives focused on economic outcomes. Limited attention was given to social equity and ecological sustainability.
Everyone who cares about marine biodiversity, fish, fishers, coastal communities and fishing industry workers of today and tomorrow must push for the end of fisheries subsidies.
Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging 'dark fleets' of fishing boats.
In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
Fish must be released into good quality water, with suitable habitat and lots of food. These conditions have been quite rare in Murray Darling rivers in recent years.
Biodiversity is often highest in places with human activity. The fishing industry has shown we can often have it both ways: maintain important livelihoods while protecting precious marine life.
Without understanding which fish species and habitats local fishers rely on, export bans can do more harm than good.
Regulations have lowered mercury emissions globally, but the risks to ocean ecosystems and human health may be getting worse.
Scientists are uncovering the secrets of a giant undersea rock shelf, parts of which lie four kilometres below the ocean's surface.