Saving the ocean, protecting the future. A human race against time, with global gains there for the taking. At Jerónimo Martins, the strategy for sustainable fishing and increasing investment in aquaculture are part of the Group’s contribution to the blue transition.
An arm of the North Atlantic Ocean, the Baltic Sea region is home to 85 million people from nine countries. They share a double challenge: managing the pressures that have been causing its degradation and ensuring the sustainability of this source of livelihood.
The shoe industry is making waves in the collective effort to protect ocean biodiversity. Several innovative projects in Portugal, Poland and Colombia are helping to define new cutting-edge and eco-friendly footwear solutions.
For the first time, the Oceano Azul Foundation invited diving centres to join the 2020 International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. The iconic tall ship Santa Maria Manuela was the base for one of the campaigns.
There are universes that transcend the senses, inhabited by sounds beyond the range of normal hearing. Deep habitats where sound waves take on a vital role in the communication and survival of some species in the animal kingdom.
Rare among plants and animals that live on land, the ability to generate light is much more common underwater, where three quarters of the living beings are bioluminescent. These organisms produce their own glow as a tool to attack, defend or mate, creating a unique spectacle of radiant colours.