We are Starving the Oceans of Oxygen

We are Starving the Oceans of Oxygen

We all need oxygen to live, and so do marine animals. The trouble is that sea creatures have less and less oxygen to draw upon as a result of human activities. According to a new study, the amount of oxygen in the world’s oceans has dropped by 2% over the past 50 years…

Curing the world’s oceans from the scourge of plastic pollution

Curing the world’s oceans from the scourge of plastic pollution

As officials in Malaysia’s Penang province face criticism for the apparent failure of their “no plastic bag” policy, campaigners are urging the state to ban plastic bags from supermarkets altogether and replace them with recycled paper or boxes. In this sense, Penang is a microcosm of the region-wide battle against…