US senator John Kerry will deliver the keynote address at the Our Ocean Wealth Summit in Cork on Monday. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Ireland and other countries across the world are failing to play their part in adequately preventing the destruction of oceans, which is contributing (...)

Participants at the opening ceremony of the 15th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), being held at UN Headquarters in New York, May 2016. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Off Baffin Island in Canada, summer sea ice melts to an unprecedented low and Inuit hunters fear stepping on the ice pack. On Kiribati, an island repu(...)

Arctic passage

Cutting as much as ten days – 40 per cent – off the sea journey from western Europe to Japan has been made possible in the last couple of years, court(...)