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30 11 2020 | 07:51

Seagrass: Another Vital Carbon-Sequestering Ecosystem Threatened by Climate Change.

Two decades ago scientists and volunteers along the Virginia coast started tossing seagrass seeds into barren seaside lagoons. Disease and an intense hurricane had wiped out the plants in the 1930s,…

29 11 2020 | 07:19

World's Most Remote Island Creates Largest Atlantic Ocean Sanctuary.

In the South Atlantic Ocean, a tiny island of 250 people has made a significant contribution to global marine conservation by protecting a huge swath of ocean under its control.

25 11 2020 | 06:35

Growing ‘heat blob’ from Atlantic driving sea ice loss in Arctic, study says.

Amount of ocean heat delivered to the Arctic has increased markedly since 2001, according to research An underwater heat blob from the Atlantic is delivering more and more warmth to the Arctic,…

19 11 2020 | 10:06

2020 Atlantic hurricane season shatters record.

With the formation of tropical storm Theta, 2020 has now logged more tropical cyclones than ever recorded. Theta is 2020's 29th named storm in the Atlantic Ocean. Theta, which doesn't pose a danger…

05 11 2020 | 08:49

Why there is hope that the world's coral reefs can be saved.

From coral farming to 3D printing, scientists are using novel methods to save a vital part of our ecosystem.

02 11 2020 | 07:11

House Democrats Introduce Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act.

Leaders of climate and conservation groups on Tuesday welcomed House Democrats' introduction of landmark legislation that aims to address the ocean impacts of human-caused global heating and reform…

29 10 2020 | 14:06

More than 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year.

Report estimates there is already 100 million tonnes of plastic in the sea, with rate of pollution set to rise. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic are being released into the Mediterranean Sea every…

26 10 2020 | 09:57

WWF: Ghost gear is the deadliest form of marine plastic debris.

New report by the WWF calls on governments to act on deadly plastic debris. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is urging governments, fishing gear producers and designers, fishers and the general public…

24 10 2020 | 12:18

High deployments, low costs: The 2030 vision for ocean energy .

13 October, Brussels. 3 GW of ocean energy could be deployed worldwide, with costs falling to around €90/MWh for tidal stream and €110/MWh for wave energy, according to a new publication by industry…

23 10 2020 | 11:13

Temperatures of deepest ocean rising quicker than previously thought.

Warming ocean contributes to sea level rise and to more extreme weather such as hurricanes. Even the pitch black, nearly freezing waters at the bottom of the ocean – far from where humans live and…

15 10 2020 | 10:20

'The Arctic Ocean Is Dying': Grim Conclusion as Biggest North Pole Mission Returns.

The largest Arctic research expedition in history returned to Germany Monday after 13 months in the Arctic, including several months with its ship deliberately trapped by sea ice, according to The…

10 10 2020 | 08:44

New Study: 15.5 Million Tons of Microplastics Litter Ocean Floor.

Microplastics can be found everywhere from Antarctica to the Pyrenees. A significant amount of plastic waste ends up in the ocean, but very little has been known about how much ends up on the ocean…

30 09 2020 | 09:42

How our warmer oceans are contributing to climate breakdown.

A more stable ocean sounds idyllic, but it creates a dangerous feedback loop for our warming planet. Humans have made the oceans more stable, and the result will be more extreme weather and the…

30 09 2020 | 09:31

New Study Shows a Vicious Circle of Climate Change Building on Thickening Layers of Warm Ocean Water.

Global warming is deepening blankets of warmer water that alter ocean currents, hinder absorption of carbon, intensify storms and disrupt biological cycles. Near the surface of the ocean, global…

27 09 2020 | 09:08

Israel fish deaths linked to rapid warming of seas.

Bacterial infection alongside speed of temperature rise may have triggered mortality, suggests study. High temperatures and the persistent warming of oceans have triggered profound changes in marine…

27 09 2020 | 08:46

Five cyclones churn in Atlantic Ocean for only second time in history.

  Bermuda shutters schools and ports for Hurricane Paulette Hurricane Sally moves towards US Gulf coast   For only the second time in recorded history, five tropical cyclones are churning in the…

19 09 2020 | 10:36

Τiny but deadly: cigarette butts are the most commonly polluted plastic

If I asked you, what is the most common form of plastic pollution, what would you say? Plastic bottles? Straws?  While these are good guesses, they are not the correct answer. Cigarette butts are…

19 09 2020 | 10:29

Credit Suisse launches Ocean Engagement Fund to accelerate the blue economy.

Credit Suisse launches Ocean Engagement Fund to advise and steer portfolio companies towards tackling any practices that harm the ocean. Credit Suisse launches Ocean Engagement Fund to advise and…

19 09 2020 | 09:56

Humans' construction 'footprint' on ocean quantified for first time.

In a world-first, the extent of human development in oceans has been mapped. An area totalling approximately 30,000 square kilometres—the equivalent of 0.008 percent of the ocean—has been modified by…

15 09 2020 | 11:11

Paint: The Big Source of Ocean Microplastics You Didn’t Know About.

Until recently, microplastics that enter the ocean from paint have not received a lot of attention. There has been very little focus on the fact that unless paint residuals are collected during…