Our oceans are teeming with life.
But such life is also facing pressures: global warming, pollution, overextraction of resources. Here, an automatic compilation of DW content on marine life.
Authorities discovered the glass eels in checked luggage bound for Vietnam at Frankfurt Airport in late November. A delicacy purported to increase virility in Asia, the protected fish can bring huge profits for sellers.
Once upon a time, fishermen and women in Kenya would discard the skin of their catch. Now, thanks to an environmental initiative, they are making it into fish leather. The material is proving a big hit among fashion designers in the country.
A massive dead whale was discovered washed up on Kapota Island near Indonesia's Wakatobi National Park with over 6 kilograms (13 pounds) of plastic waste in its belly. When researchers opened the whale, they found everything from ropes to shoes in its stomach.
How will life on Earth change under 3-degree warming? We journey to one location on each of our planet's continents to discover the far-reaching consequences of climate change — and find out how communities are responding. On part 2: Hurricanes in North America, vanishing traditional ways of life in South America, and coral bleaching off the coast of Fiji.
Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef has endured two years of coral bleaching, with scientists warning of a looming catastrophe for the UNESCO protected site. Is it time to visit before the natural wonder is no more?
When it comes to a world limit for global warming, 1.5 is the new 2 degrees. If temperatures continue to rise, we may lose our coral, food, alpine snow and beer, among many other things. We zoom in on these issues and ask how we can prevent huge lifestyle changes — and find out how technology can help us.