Trump approved oil surveys that conservationists say will harm whales and dolphins

Marcos Brindicci/Reuters The Trump administration gave five companies initial permission to conduct surveys of oil and gas deposits beneath a vast region off the US East Coast. The surveys will utilize sound-wave blasts that conservationists say put whales and dolphins at risk. President Donald Trump has espoused an “energy dominance” agenda to boost oil output […]

Can’t swim, will swim: Meet Mozambique’s new ocean conservationists

Melissa Hobson October 29, 2018 Share this article In a community where the majority of locals are terrified of the water, despite relying for the ocean on their income, these Mozambicans are teaching youngsters to swim as a way of inspiring a new generation of ocean conservationists. Alberto, our usually chirpy housekeeper, has a melancholy […]