Monday, September 28, 2020
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Surface clean-up technology won’t solve ocean plastic problem

Clean-up devices that collect waste from the ocean surface won't solve the plastic pollution problem, a new study shows.Researchers compared estimates of...

New study sparks fresh call for seagrass preservation

An increase in carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to 5 million cars a year has been caused by the loss of seagrass meadows...

DNA surprises surfacing in the Atlantic: Species far from their usual...

DNA scientists investigating new marine life migration patterns in the Atlantic Ocean surfaced the genetic traces of species far from their usual...

Discovery of life in solid rock deep beneath sea may inspire...

Newly discovered single-celled creatures living deep beneath the seafloor have given researchers clues about how they might find life on Mars. These...

Distant processes influence marine heatwaves around the world

The frequency of marine heatwave days increased by 50% over the past century but our ability to predict them has been limited by...

Seals With Sensors Help Solve the Mystery of Antarctica’s Giant Sea...

Scientists studying the vast, remote waters encircling Antarctica frequently enlist the help of elephant seals, sticking sensors on their heads that collect data on...

Warming waters in western tropical Pacific may affect West Antarctic Ice...

Warming waters in the western tropical Pacific Ocean have significantly increased thunderstorms and rainfall, which may affect the stability of the West...

Marine oil snow

If you were able to stand on the bottom of the seafloor and look up, you would see flakes of falling organic material...

Rapid retreat of Arctic coastline revealed in images from the air

Extreme erosion of Arctic coastlines in a changing climate - up to a metre a day - has been revealed with drone surveys.Storms in...

How deep-ocean vents fuel massive phytoplankton blooms

Researchers at Stanford University say they have found an aquatic highway that lets nutrients from Earth's belly sweep up to surface waters off the...