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East Atlantic bluefin tuna have survived extreme overfishing.

Somewhere out there beyond the islands – or so I may imagine this autumn – swim pods of giant bluefin tuna, the world’s most valuable fish. It is also(...)

Annalise Murphy on board Turn the Tide on Plastic during Stage One  of the Volvo Ocean Race from Alicante to Lisbon. Photograph: Jen Edney/Volvo Ocean Race

We’re somewhere in the Atlantic and lying mid-fleet on our way to Lisbon via Madeira on Stage One of the Volvo Ocean Race. It’s a little less windy n(...)

Image of a 3D animation of a  3.7km high underwater mountain, which is more than 140km long, on the Charlie-Gibbs Fracture Zone on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The image is part of a survey of the Atlantic Ocean conducted by the State’s research ship, the MV Celtic Explorer.   Photograph: Marine Institute

Footprints of icebergs moving across the seabed, an ancient glacial moraine and a mountain higher than Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry have been mapped acr(...)

Police divers patrol the village of Wraysbury, Berkshire in the UK on Wednesday. Britain’s flooding situation continues to worsen. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA
Further severe storms threaten the UK
  • UK
  • February 13, 2014, 15:39

Britain is bracing for an even worse storm as it struggles to recover from yesterday’s weather chaos when a man was killed and thousands le(...)