Kuruwitu Beach has become a model of how communities living along endangered marine zones can be involved in the protection and conservation of marine environments, and, in return reap, the benefits of the blue economy.

Shark fishermen in Thoothoor support conservation efforts but say their views and understanding of shark fishing are seldom sought by policymakers drafting laws aimed at conserving shark species.

Conflicts of interest, a lack of tough pollution-control regulations and enforcement and a focus on economic growth over environmental protection overshadow meaningful advances toward addressing Thailand's growing air pollution problems, say experts.

Millions of glass eels are smuggled out of Europe each year, and their looming extinction poses a serious ecological threat. #WildEye looks at the impact their decline has on other species.

Typhoon Haiyan turned parts of the Philippines into a wasteland. It was also a harrowing assault on the region’s psyche that produced enduring mental scars. Unraveled in the super storm's aftermath was a frail system that put the survivors’ mental health and needs on the back burner.

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