As part of the Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) programme, funded by the European Union and implemented by Mauritius Oceanography Institute (MOI), MSI was awarded a contract for the installation of AXYS TRIAXYS directional wave buoys in Comores, Seychelles and Madagascar.

These buoys will contribute…

Read more: MSI Installs Wave Buoys for Indian Ocean Islands

Kenyans will be among millions of people in over 150 countries who will Saturday stand up against global waste pollution by cleaning up cities, towns, community neighbourhoods, estates, parks, rivers, forests, and beaches to mark the World Clean-up day.

World Cleanup Day is organised by Let’s Do It…

Read more: Kenya to participate in global action against waste

Scientists believe increased plastic in our oceans has encouraged the spread of invasive species in a number of bodies of water.

Over the years the public has been aware that plastic pollution washes out to sea, killing sea birds, turtles and even whales. However, one scientist, Francesca Verones,…

Read more: Plastic pollution is forcing the migration of shellfish

Three days was the time it took for the West African leg of the “Arctic Sunrise”, the ice breaking ship of the NGO Greenpeace, to travel from the North Pole to the South Pole to raise awareness about ocean protection.

Greenpeace presented a report on the environmental and…

Read more: WEST AFRICA: Greenpeace calls for fishmeal plants to be shut down

The ports are not suitable for very high capacity vessels because of the shallowness of most of them. Another problem is debris in the waters. About 80 per cent of marine litter is believed to be plastics. The problem is not limited to Nigeria.

For instance,  reports and…

Read more: Towards reducing marine pollutants

It is that time fo the year again! Yes, the local plastics industry will once again demonstrate its commitment to cleaning up the environment with the annual Clean-up and Recycle SA Week taking place from 16 to 21 September 2019.

This year, various events will take place all…

Read more: Clean-up and Recycle SA Week 2019: Here’s how you can get involved