‘It’s a huge task – bigger than those waves’: Surfer Maya Gabeira on protecting the ocean
25 November 2022 | 5:02 am
Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira spends much of her life in the ocean. She's seen and felt it changing over the past 20 years: from acidity levels to fewer fish to encountering plastic pollution everywhere she goes.
15 Jan 2018
Team Sun Hung Kai/Scallywag goes back for a crew member in the water.
6 Mar 2018
Ebuka Alex Ojini-Ntamere, professionally known as Alpha, is a Nigerian rapper, record producer and audio engineer.
6 Jun 2018
The all-star female cast of 'Ocean's 8' celebrate the film's release - and each other - in New York.
13 Dec 2018
Carmen Lopez has been training hard to become Spain’s first blind female athlete to enter the World Adaptive Surfing Championship in La Jolla, California, on Wednesday.
1 Sep 2019
Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said none would stay in Malta, where they will disembark.
7 Nov 2019
France's Reunion Island: A digital gateway in the Indian Ocean
26 Dec 2019
In the remote South Atlantic Ocean, scientists, divers and activists brave dangerous conditions in search of an underwater mountain. The unique marine life here is rumoured to be flourishing after an extensive ban on fishing. This Greenpeace research mission is part of its year long pole-to-pole expedition to lobby the UN for an international legally-binding treaty to preserve the oceans. AFP journalists joined the NGO to see the revival of Mount Vema and get to know the men and women who sacrifice life on land for ocean conservation.
21 Feb 2020
In one day, sea rescue vessel Ocean Viking received distress calls to come to the aid of two boats carrying displaced people across the Mediterranean. DW reporter Miodrag Soric witnessed the rescue operations firsthand.
7 Jul 2020
After multiple suicide attempts over the past few days, migrants aboard the private rescue ship Ocean Viking will be moved to a quarantine vessel in Sicily.
11 Jul 2020
Coronavirus cases are on the rise again in the US and hospitalizations are reaching record numbers. But in the beach town of Ocean City, Maryland, you could almost forget that the country is in the middle of a pandemic.
19 Jul 2020
Kobina Nyarko is a Ghanaian painter who uses his work to campaign against the human destruction of the oceans. His work has drawn the attention of prominent people and institutions. Now he is hoping it will draw attention to the world's challenges.
18 Nov 2020
Australia's Scott Morison affirmed a defense pact with Japan during his visit to Tokyo. If the deal is ratified, it will allow the countries to share bases during military exercises and disaster missions.
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In 2022, German users primarily searched Google for news and background information on the Russian invasion of Ukraine. But there was also great interest in major sporting events, Queen Elizabeth II's death, and COVID.
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Imagine you are Santa on Christmas Eve. What feat of physics will it take to deliver presents to millions of children across the world in one night?
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As Donald Trump eyes a return to the White House, a jury has found the Trump Organization guilty of 17 counts of tax fraud. The company paid less in tax by compensating executives with "off the books" perks such as luxury apartments. In addition to a fine, the Trump Organization will find it harder to get access to financing.
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One year ago, on December 6, 2021, a law was passed in France to enable parents to give a name to stillborn babies, a move hailed as progress by grieving families. With more than one in every 100 pregnancies in France resulting in a miscarriage, the national health agency is calling for better access to healthcare in a bid to reduce the perinatal mortality rate.
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On her first visit to India, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock signed a mobility agreement and addressed the climate crisis.