Chilean fishermen have taken to the streets to demand more government assistance due to a massive toxic algae bloom. A ban on fishing in some regions has left many people struggling to make ends meet.
A plague of algae is washing up on beaches in Brittany. Experts say only a drastic cut in nitrate fertilizer use will get rid of it, but farmers are reluctant to ditch the chemicals.
The collapse of fisheries, decline of coral reefs and drought are all hitting Madagascar hard. But fishermen are coping with scarce and stressed resources in the Indian Ocean by coming up with new alternatives.
The first pictures of earth from space, the first bicycles on earth, trash problems in the Mediterranean Sea, waterways changing color and controversial logging laws - a look back at the week in environmental news.
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