As discussed in our previous article (NOx Emission), one of the major global environmental concerns today is the air pollution from maritime transportation. The main elements of pollution are NOx and SOx. Sulphur oxides emission is mainly due to the presence and burning of sulphur compound in the fuel.
Want to know how plastic is ruining the oceans and marine life in a number of ways? Plastic has come to be looked upon as a material of immense potential destruction and harm. Know how it is destroying the oceans.
Ocean biome is a biotic community that is present in the ocean. An ocean biome is the largest biotic community that supports and allows various marine life-forms to thrive and live. An ocean biome supports all sorts of marine life-forms right from fishes to whales, along with other exotic creatures.
Alang in Gujarat is the world’s biggest ship breaking yard with hundreds of ships getting scrapped each year. With increase in the yard’s popularity around the world, there has also been a steep increase in the number of threats posed by the ship breaking yard to the marine environment and laborers working there.
Aral Sea, one of the largest inland water bodies in the world, shank and dried. What led to this enormous environmental disaster? Find out more about the Aral Sea Disaster inside the article.
Oil spills at sea have destroyed marine life and caused great damage both financially and environmentally. Some of the effects of these oil spills are still experienced by people of that area. We bring to you top eleven oil spills of the maritime world.
Oil spill is discharge of oil into the sea by the ship due to the accidents caused by human error or natural calamity.
Sea waves are one of the beautiful natural marvels that excite us. However, there are different types of waves that are formed according to different weather conditions.