Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches?

From Bermuda and the Azores to Ireland and France, large numbers of shoes are washing ashore.

By Hamish Mackay • bbcnews
June 19, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: france plastic-pollution oceans the-bahamas shipping atlantic-ocean ocean-pollution bermuda portugal republic-of-ireland nike-inc orkney

'Sabotaged' tanker in Gulf of Oman leaked oil

A satellite spotted an oil slick trailing from a tanker mysteriously attacked off the UAE on 12 May.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
May 24, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: united-states iran shipping united-arab-emirates saudi-arabia

Grande America: France braces for oil spill damage after ship blaze

Tonnes of "hazardous materials" have spilled into the Atlantic after a container ship sank.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 14, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: environment france shipping atlantic-ocean

Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'

A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years is found almost perfectly preserved.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 23, 2018 ~2 min

Tags: history archaeology shipping inspiring-stories bulgaria

Crisp climate

Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?

By Chris Baraniuk • bbcnews
Oct. 15, 2018 ~6 min

Tags: climate-change greenhouse-gas-emissions shipping

Unlikely survival

A reef near a polluted port raises hopes for the conservation of other endangered coral.

By Lucy Sherriff • bbcnews
Aug. 19, 2018 ~5 min

Tags: environment coral-reefs shipping colombia

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