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28 05 2020 | 08:23

Oceans Likely to Heat up at Seven Times Their Current Rate, New Study Finds.

The depths of the oceans are heating up more slowly than the surface and the air, but that will undergo a dramatic shift in the second half of the century, according to a new study.

28 05 2020 | 08:19

Ocean Microplastics Are Drastically Underestimated, New Research Suggests.

New research suggests there may be far more microplastics in the ocean than initially estimated. Microplastics, which breakdown into miniscule pieces of plastic are notoriously tricky to catch.…

25 05 2020 | 10:33

First Floating Ocean Hybrid Platform Can Generate Power From Waves, Wind And Solar.

German startup Sinn Power has developed a modular maritime platform able to generate renewable energy from waves, wind and solar sources. Starting later this summer, it hopes to offer solar panel…

15 05 2020 | 07:24

NASA: Sea Level Data

Sea Level LATEST MEASUREMENT:  December 2019 95 (± 4) mm Sea level rise is caused primarily by two factors related to global warming: the added water from melting ice sheets and glaciers and the…

15 05 2020 | 07:05

Bioluminescent waves dazzle surfers in California: 'Never seen anything like it".

Crowds are coming to see the light show as beaches begin to reopen after an almost month-long closure due to coronavirus Mother nature has provided a radical gift to nighttime beach-goers in…

14 05 2020 | 07:07

Sea levels could rise more than a metre by 2100, experts say.

Oceans rising faster than previously thought, according to survey of 100 specialists. Sea-level rise is faster than previously believed and could exceed 1 metre by the end of the century unless…

13 04 2020 | 08:05

Great Barrier Reef endures third mass bleaching in five years.

One of the seven wonders of the natural world is suffering from back-to-back bleaching, with the third mass bleaching in five years. The Great Barrier reef system covers over 2,300km (1,400 miles)…

09 04 2020 | 10:09

Emergency Funding for Developing World Seafarers.

While much of the shipping industry take their responsibilities to their seafarers very seriously there is still a real challenge facing many seafarers from the poorer regions of the world.  Many are…

08 04 2020 | 11:48

Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists.

The glory of the world’s oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a major new scientific review. It reports rebounding sea life, from humpback whales off Australia to elephant seals…

08 04 2020 | 11:19

The oceans’ twilight zone must be studied now, before it is too late.

Exploitation and degradation of the mysterious layer between the sunlit ocean surface and the abyss jeopardize fish stocks and the climate.

08 04 2020 | 11:03

North Atlantic's capacity to absorb CO2 overestimated, study suggests.

Research into ocean’s plankton likely to lead to negative revision of global climate calculations The North Atlantic may be a weaker climate ally than previously believed, according to a study that…

04 04 2020 | 13:23

Authorisation for trialling floating wind power in the Basque Country.

The Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) has been authorised to install and and trial new floating wind technologies at its facilities. The Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP), located off the…

04 04 2020 | 13:19

Seychelles hits 30% marine protection target after pioneering debt restructuring deal.

  Shielding ecosystems and economy from climate change and unsustainable development   

20 03 2020 | 08:00

Save Marine Life From Single-Use Plastics.

Our oceans face a massive plastic crisis.

05 03 2020 | 07:08

World's beaches disappearing due to climate crisis – study.

UK on course to lose a quarter of its sandy coast because of human-driven erosion Almost half of the world’s sandy beaches will have retreated significantly by the end of the century as a result of…

23 02 2020 | 16:17

Great Barrier Reef on brink of third major coral bleaching in five years, scientists warn.

The Great Barrier Reef could be heading for a third major coral bleaching outbreak in the space of five years if high ocean temperatures in the region do not drop in the next two weeks, scientists…

19 02 2020 | 13:04

2020 UN OCEAN CONFERENCE Lisbon, 2-6 June 2020.

Save our Ocean, Protect our Future The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is strengthening its efforts to mobilize, create…

24 01 2020 | 08:07

Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates.

Oceans are clearest measure of climate crisis as they absorb 90% of heat trapped by greenhouse gases. The heat in the world’s oceans reached a new record level in 2019, showing “irrefutable and…

14 01 2020 | 13:31

The World’s Oceans Were The Hottest In Recorded History In 2019.

Researchers found that the oceans are dramatically changing due to climate change, the latest evidence of a warming world. The planet’s oceans were the warmest in recorded history in 2019, according…

23 12 2019 | 07:22

On Islands Off the Scottish Coast, A Glimpse of Energy Systems of the Future.

The Orkney archipelago is at the cutting edge of renewable energy development. On Orkney a revolution is underway, made of wind, sun, and sea. The 20 islands of the Orkney archipelago lie in the…