A Moroccan worker carries a bag of red seaweed, known locally ‘red gold’, on the beach in El Jadida, roughly 100km southwest of Casablanca. Harvesting this mineral-rich seaweed is becoming increasingly difficult due to increased fishing and seaweed depletion
North Korean girls shower at the Songdowon International Children’s Camp in Wonsan, North Korea. The camp, which has been operating for nearly 30 years, was originally intended to deepen relations with other friendly countries
A man dives into the Mediterranean Sea during a sunny summer day in Nice, southeastern France
A group of youngsters enjoy getting splashed by breaking waves during high tide on the seafront in Mumbai, India, on Monday
A 25ft-high sea creature resembling Richard Branson emerges from the sea on Bournemouth beach in Dorset carrying a TV, laptop, telephone and mobile, to celebrate the launch of Virgin Media’s Big Kahuna quad-play bundle
An octopus made out of lemons and oranges at the 81st lemon festival in Menton, southeastern France.
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People watch and photograph enormous waves as they break on Porthcawl harbour, South Wales. The UK has been hit by storms and flooding over the past week
A wave breaks over the seafront at dawn in West Bay during stormy weather in Dorset, England. Storm and flood warnings have been issued for the south west of England Read more
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School children watch as volunteers of the Israeli sea turtle rescue centre free a loggerhead sea turtle back into the Mediterranean sea on Thursday in Ga’ash, Israel.
Smoke billows from a new island off the coast of Nishinoshima, a small, uninhabited island in the Ogasawara chain, far south of Tokyo on Thursday. The Japan Coast Guard and earthquake experts said the island emerged as a result of a volcanic eruption. Read more