Beate Stelzer works as first officer on a container ship. As a child, she had dreamed of traveling the world’s oceans. But it took more than 30 years before her dream came true.
Four years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the devastating tsunami that it triggered, work is under way to build better sea defenses for the communities of Tohoku. But will it work? And what is the cost?
A delicacy in China, the sea cucumber is endangered due to overfishing. But there appears to be little will to save the unglamorous creature.
The Dead Sea could dry up by 2050. Israel and Jordan are planning to develop a pipeline from the neighboring Red Sea to solve the problem - but could this make the situation for the Dead Sea worse?
A court in Tanzania has sentenced four people to death for murdering an albino woman to use her limbs for rituals. The verdict comes amid a wave of killings of albinos and despite a moratorium on capital punishment.