Plankton-eating sharks are struggling to navigate crowded ocean highways, a new study suggests.
Grain and fertilizer shortages, higher shipping costs and a strong dollar are all pushing food prices up and increasing hunger in dozens of vulnerable countries.
New research maps how ship traffic connects Antarctica to worldwide ecosystems.
For the UK to achieve its net zero targets, it needs to take action on its carbon-intensive, poorly regulated supply chains.
Sea ice is thinning at an alarming rate. Snow is shifting to rain. And humans worldwide are increasingly feeling the impact of what happens in the seemingly distant Arctic.
For over a decade, the inclusion of oceans in climate talks has been piecemeal and inconsistent. And yet, the ocean is critical to help balance the conditions we need to survive.
As President Biden signs the bipartisan infrastructure bill, it’s important to determine which road, freight and information networks are the most vital to protect.
Shipping requires vast amounts of fuel, and the questions of which country is responsible for emissions makes reaching agreements a mammoth and glacial task.
The global shipping sector delivers 90% of global trade and has a carbon footprint the size of Germany’s.
Clean energy innovation, giving up coal, cutting methane and getting China and India on board for net-zero can deliver progress at COP26.
A recent survey of top executives at companies that operate at sea found environmental reporting practices were not a top priority and put the health of the marine environment at risk.
A closer look at how ice cover changed through the months offers some important insights into the role of climate change and why every year isn’t a record.
The shipping sector’s emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here’s some innovative ways to help reduce them.
If shipping were a country, it would rank between Japan and Germany as the sixth-largest contributor to global carbon dioxide emissions.
To cut enough greenhouse gas emissions, the world will need technologies that are still being developed, particularly for industries that are tough to clean up, like cement, steel and shipping.
The Suez Canal’s history has been forged over a century by multiple entities and people. Its past has been marked by colossal stumbling blocks.
Russia is attempting to claim more of the Arctic seabed, an area rich in oil, gas and minerals. It’s also expanding shipping and reopening Arctic bases. Here are two things the U.S. can do about it.
Before the container was standardized, loading and unloading goods was very labor-intensive, inefficient and costly.
Driven by the promise of efficiency, container ships have grown to monstrous proportions over the past 15 years.
Direct implications for maritime security are unlikely. But there will be ripple effects in the shipping industry and in many commercial sectors.