2 Jun 2020 -Increasingly, the health of the ocean is intimately tied to our health. Organisms discovered at extreme depths are used to speed up the detection of COVID-19, and it is the environment that could give a solution to humankind.
4 Apr 2018 - Plastics entering coastal waters both absorb and release cadmium, lead and other toxic metals. Scientists are now trying to determine the impact of metal-contaminated plastic on marine life and ocean ecosystems.
5 July 2017 - South African clean-up associations are preparing well in advance for clean-ups that are planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches around the country as part of Clean-up and Recycle SA Week in September.
International open call for 19th annual art-sci exhibition at New York Hall of Science, Sept.16, 2017 - Feb.25, 2018. This year's theme of OCEAN is conceived to help create a new perception of our deep connections to her and her ability to sustain all life on our blue planet. Entry Deadline: July 23, 2017. Details: http://www.asci.org/2017oceanintro.html