Billionaire Paul Allen's payment to the Cayman Islands after a coral reef was damaged by his mega-yacht has been invested in new moorings to avoid further damage to the protected reef
Tynemouth is first in the North East to earn plastic-free status
Tynemouth, Aberporth and Perranporth are the latest communities to be awarded plastic-free status by marine conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage
British cruise ship operator fined £350M for destroying a protected coral reef in Indonesia
The Indonesian Government has fined the London-based operator Noble Caledonia more than £350 million to cover the damage MS Caledonian Sky caused to the coral reef in Raja Ampat
Video: Newly launched drysuit using HECS technology allows wearers to get closer to marine life
The world's first drysuit based on the Faraday cage technology allows divers to get up close and personal to animals. Watch the video here.
Sailor and pop legend Simon Le Bon to start London-Monaco race
Ex-Whitbread Round the World sailor and Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon will be officially starting the Blue Marine Foundation's London to Monaco Bike Ride on 18 September.
Brewery targets marine pollution by inventing edible six-pack rings
The edible six-pack rings are made from brewing by-products and are now being trialled. It's hoped they will eventually replace the plastic six-pack rings.
Video: Dolphin rescued after landing in a boat
The US Coast Guard rescued a distressed dolphin after the mammal landed in a boat off the Florida coast. Watch a video of the rescue!
Video: Gentle basking sharks captured off Cornwall
RNLI lifeguards at Porthcurno Beach in west Cornwall captured this amazing footage of basking sharks over the bank holiday weekend. Watch these incredible creatures!
Quiz: can you identify these 14 “baby” sea creatures?
Fancy yourself a marine expert? Take our quiz to find out how much you really know about the animals lurking below the surface of the sea.
Stad Amsterdam: a voyage in pictures
With over 200 images and at sea diary excerpts, this one of a kind Stad Amsterdam photographic book by Anthony Smith and Bart Huijs shows the Dutch clipper in all her splendour. See the pictures here.
Rower receives seal of approval on River Orwell journey
A rower was joined on board by an adventurous seal during a solo trip on the River Orwell.
Disoriented dolphin visits Sharpness Port
Sharpness Port in Gloucestershire received an unexpected visitor this week, as an inquisitive dolphin enjoyed a day trip.
Marine life down 50% in 40 years say WWF
Birds, marine mammals, fish and reptile populations have halved over the last four decades, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Living Blue Planet report shows.