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UK's busiest container port at Felixstowe marks 50 years

The UK's biggest and busiest container port is marking a half century of handling cargo.<p>The Port of Felixstowe was the first of its kind in the country when it opened in 1967.<p>It currently employs 2,500 people and is linked to 32,500 jobs across Suffolk.

This MP Is Pointing Out Just How Ridiculous Inequality Is In One Of London's Richest Boroughs

In light of her new report on housing and inequality, Labour MP for Kensington Emma Dent Coad told BuzzFeed News: "I've been in some people's houses and you'd think, This is Dickensian. It's appalling, and people should not have to live like that."<p>Levels of inequality in Kensington and Chelsea, one …

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Explainer: Ocean acidification

The greatest threat to the oceans is ignorance

In Britain, since we are surrounded by the sea, it seems hardly necessary to tell people about the role of the oceans in our lives, but the European Union thinks we need more education. The idea is to get all European citizens to realise that oceans are changing because of our activities and that …

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study

Oxygen levels in oceans have fallen 2% in 50 years due to climate change, affecting marine habitat and large fish such as tuna and sharks<p>The depletion of oxygen in our oceans threatens future fish stocks and risks altering the habitat and behaviour of marine life, scientists have warned, after a …

Global Warming

Current threats to our oceans revealed

A survey of tens of thousands of marine studies from the last decade reveals current threats to our marine environment. These include: the effects of …

Oceans Issues & Threats

With such an incredible amount of plastic waste taking over our oceans, we are witnessing a pollution crisis occur around the world. Trash is being …

The Five Biggest Threats to Our Oceans

When I give talks about how we have degraded our oceans to the cusp of catastrophe, people often ask me what they can do. If you want to save the oceans, by all means eat only sustainably sourced fish and stop using plastic shopping bags that become ocean detritus. These things are worth doing. But …

PREAMBLE TO THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA

1. The coastal State shall promote the objective of optimum utilization of the living resources in the exclusive economic zone without prejudice to …

What is the EEZ?

The U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) extends no more than<p>200 nautical milesfrom the territorial sea baseline and is adjacent to the12 nautical …

Legal battle over who owns the fish in the sea

<b>The High Court is being asked to make a judgement over the question of who owns the fish in the sea.</b><p>The government wants to reallocate unused quota worth more than £1m from big firms to small-scale fishermen.<p>But the UK Association of Fish Producer Organisations says the government cannot do this …

Who Owns the Oceans? - GeoLounge: All Things Geography

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 11<p>Share on Twitter5<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn<p>The idea of ownership over the world’s oceans has come into …

Who owns the oceans?

Who owns the world's oceans? It's a legitimate question. We divvy up Earth's terrain through war, conquest and colonization. We use rivers, mountains …

Who owns the oceans?

We all own the oceans … no, wait! No one owns the oceans. Sometimes it is very confusing to answer this question.<p>Since the third United Nations …

Antarctica: Everyone wants it, but no one owns it

For over 70 years seven different countries have claimed sovereignty over parts of Antarctica. But are these claims legitimate? This issue is now …

Who owns Antarctica? What you need to know about the world's coldest continent

EPADo you know which country owns Antarctica?<p>Antarctica is not a country because it has no government and no indigenous population.<p>The entire …

Why do so many nations want a piece of Antarctica?

<b>Seven countries have laid claim to parts of Antarctica and many more have a presence there - why do they all want a piece of this frozen wasteland?</b><p>I pick a path between rock pools and settle my bottom on a boulder. A spectacular, silent view unfolds across a mountain-fringed bay.<p>Then there is a …

Britain to claim more than 1m sq km of Antarctica

The United Kingdom is planning to claim sovereign rights over a vast area of the remote seabed off Antarctica, the Guardian has learned. The submission to the United Nations covers more than 1m sq km (386,000 sq miles) of seabed, and is likely to signal a quickening of the race for territory around …

UK looks to make Antarctica claim

<b>The UK is looking to claim sovereignty over a large area of the remote seabed off Antarctica.</b><p>The claim for an area around British Antarctica is one of a number being prepared by the Foreign Office, a spokeswoman said.<p>Even if granted, those rights would not allow Britain to contravene the treaty …

Argentina ready to challenge Britain's Antarctic claims

Argentina's foreign minister has warned that the UK will be challenged over any claim to parts of the southern Atlantic seabed, and that his country will apply for sovereignty over the ocean floor around the Falkland Islands and Antarctica. Jorge Taiana spoke after the revelation that Britain may …

The Antarctic Treaty Explained - British Antarctic Survey

The following text was adopted at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting in Peru, May/June 1999, as an introduction to the Antarctic Treaty, …

UK, UK Overseas Territories and UK Crown Dependencies Maritime Limits and Law of the Sea

Maritime Limits<p>The limits and boundaries of the UK, UK Overseas Territories and UK Crown Dependencies are available from this website in accordance …

The Law of the Sea and “creeping jurisdiction” of coastal states

<b>T</b>he 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea defines the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of coastal sovereign states as quintessentially a …

Geopolitics

Strange But True: Cargo Ships Are Triggering More Lightning Storms at Sea

This is crazy.<p>There's an increase in lightning storms at sea, and the culprit is the exhaust produced by diesel-powered cargo ships, a new study has …

Particles

Sovereignty and UNCLOS

The Atlantic Submission on Canada's Extended Continental Shelf<p>The Atlantic Submission on Canada's Extended Continental Shelf<p>This submission fulfilled …

A constitution for the seas

Page:<p>1<br>• 2<p>10.1 > The Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius (1583 to 1645) formulated the principle of “freedom of the seas”, arguing that the sea was international …

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at four Iranian boats in Strait of Hormuz

A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four Iranian fast-attack vessels after they closed in at a high rate of speed near the Strait of …

US fires 'warning shots' at Iranian patrol boat amid plans for American Navy build up

A United States Navy destroyer fired warning shots at four fast-attack Iranian patrol boats closing in on the vessel near the Strait of Hormuz, American defence officials said on Monday.<p>The incident came as President-elect Donald Trump - who last year called for Iranian vessels that harass the US …

Iranian vessel in "unsafe" encounter with U.S. warships

U.S. officials told CBS News on Wednesday that an Iranian warship had shined a spotlight and laser at an American military helicopter accompanying …