Inside the Ocean 100 – small group of wealthy sea-based companies worth as much as Mexico

As few as 100 companies produced 60% of revenues in eight ocean industries in 2018.

Jean-Baptiste Jouffray, Postdoctoral Researcher in Marine Ecology, Stockholm University • conversation
March 1, 2021 ~7 min

Where does plastic pollution go when it enters the ocean?

Each bit of plastic takes a unique journey once it reaches the ocean. We're trying to spot the patterns.

Ton van den Bremer, Associate Professor of Engineering, Delft University of Technology • conversation
Feb. 26, 2021 ~7 min

Hundreds of fish species, including many that humans eat, are consuming plastic

As more and more plastic trash permeates the oceans, fragments are making their way into fish and shellfish – and potentially into humans.

Matthew Savoca, Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford University • conversation
Feb. 9, 2021 ~9 min

Why ocean pollution is a clear danger to human health

Polluted oceans don't just harm wildlife, they are a source of ill health for humans too.

Philip Landrigan, Professor and Director, Global Public Health Program and Global Pollution Observatory, Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, Boston College • conversation
Feb. 1, 2021 ~8 min

The hopeful return of polar whales

Whales are rediscovering their old haunts in the Arctic and Southern oceans after centuries of hunting.

Lauren McWhinnie, Assistant Professor in Marine Geography, Heriot-Watt University • conversation
Jan. 1, 2021 ~7 min

The Atlantic: The driving force behind ocean circulation and our taste for cod

The Atlantic Ocean is still growing physically, but humans are over-harvesting its rich fisheries. The most famous one – North Atlantic cod – has become a textbook example of harmful overfishing.

Pascal Le Floc’h, Maître de conférences, économiste, Université de Bretagne occidentale • conversation
Dec. 6, 2020 ~17 min