1 Aug 2021
Nina Gomes is no average environmentalist. With bright pink goggles and just 4 years old, she picks trash with her father from the water along the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. With Nina in tow, Gomes sets out on a paddleboard into the picturesque but polluted waters of Rio's Guanabara Bay, where she grabs plastic bottles and bags and puts them in a mesh net.
24 Jul 2021
An unusual movement of fish sparks a frenzy among anglers in South Africa. Once a year, millions of sardines swim along the country's east coast – followed by birds, seals, sharks and fishermen. DW correspondent Adrian Kriesch reports from Park Rynie.
6 Jul 2020
In a classic case of "poacher turning gamekeeper", the fishermen of Senegal have joined forces to protect one of the ocean's most endangered species: the sea turtle.
16 Nov 2019
Ocean pollution, sustainable living and green mathematics aren't typical school subjects. But Italy's education minister has big plans to make a radically green syllabus.
27 Apr 2019
A blind Japanese sailor completed his non-stop Pacific voyage, becoming the first sightless person on record to navigate a vessel across the vast ocean.
25 Jan 2018
High ocean temperatures are harming tropical corals almost five times more often than in the 1980s, undermining reefs' ability to survive marine heat waves caused by man-made climate change, scientists have revealed.