The German research vessel Polarstern often organizes research cruises for students. While sailing across the Atlantic from the Falkland Islands to Germany, the group explores the state of the ocean and the influence of climate change.
The Polarstern is a ship laboratory, drifting in Arctic ice. Part of MOSAiC, a large-scale expedition led by Germany's Alfred Wegener Institute, it's measuring climate change at the North Pole. And setting new records.
On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean.
On this week's Eco Africa, we dive into a coral reef protection project in the Seychelles, join a litter-picking kayak tour in Denmark and find out how Africa’s largest lake is cleaning itself.
Mediterranean resorts are having to ban swimming because of plagues of jellyfish, which scientists blame on a complex cocktail of human impacts, from climate change to overfishing.
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