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04 03 2021 | 07:43

Melting Ice Sheets Could Hasten Ocean Current’s Collapse.

The climate crisis could push an important ocean current past a critical tipping point sooner than expected, new research suggests.

03 03 2021 | 10:57

Changes in Atlantic currents may have dire climate implications for the next century.

Without modifying human behaviour we run the risk of violent weather swings and a drastic effect on crops and ocean life.

25 02 2021 | 07:14

A 10-Step Plan to Save Our Seas.

The year 2050 has been predicted by some to be a bleak year for the ocean. Experts say that by 2050 there may be more plastic than fish in the sea, or perhaps only plastic left.

18 02 2021 | 10:21

Researchers rethink life in a cold climate after Antarctic find.

Scientists surprised by marine organisms on boulder on sea floor beneath 900 metres of ice shelf. The accidental discovery of marine organisms on a boulder on the sea floor beneath 900 metres (3,…

09 02 2021 | 09:08

The Atlantic Ocean Is Getting Wider, Scientists Think They Know Why.

The Atlantic Ocean is getting wider and, after a uniquely ambitious expedition, scientists finally think they know why. The reason? An upwelling of matter from much deeper below Earth's crust than…

03 02 2021 | 10:10

Extraordinary voyage: on the trail of the trillion-tonne runaway iceberg.

Amid fears of huge damage to marine ecosystems from the giant A68a berg, British researchers are setting sail to assess its impact.

03 02 2021 | 09:19

Scientists Launch ‘Four Steps for Earth’ to Protect Biodiversity.

In 2010, world leaders agreed to 20 targets to protect Earth's biodiversity over the next decade. By 2020, none of them had been met. Now, the question is whether the world can do any better once new…

27 01 2021 | 10:49

Restoring oceans could create 100,000 jobs and give £50bn boost to economy in UK.

Restoring the UK’s seas could put billions of pounds into the economy by 2050 and bring thousands of new jobs, according to a new report by Sky Ocean Rescue and WWF. The Value of Restored UK Seas’…

20 01 2021 | 09:48

'Loophole' will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries.

Post-Brexit regulation doesn’t match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe’s largest plastic waste producer The UK has been accused of failing to honour its promise to curb…

20 01 2021 | 07:48

Climate crisis: record ocean heat in 2020 supercharged extreme weather

Scientists say temperatures likely to be increasing faster than at any time in past 2,000 years. The world’s oceans reached their hottest level in recorded history in 2020, supercharging the extreme…

27 12 2020 | 08:07

Researchers Identify Which West Coast Regions Hold Greatest Wave Energy Potential.

A recent study highlights the most promising areas along Washington, Oregon and California coasts to harvest wave energy. RICHLAND, Wash.—Washington and Oregon coastlines are home not only to sea…

17 12 2020 | 12:06

Discarded masks infecting oceans as side effect of Covid pandemic.

'Significant portion’ of billions of masks and gloves used each month end up in seas. The pale blue of a mask is easy to spot among the dry-brown reeds.

13 12 2020 | 07:39

Global Treaty Needed to Halt Deep Sea Mining, Greenpeace Investigation Concludes

  Deep sea mining is leading private mining firms and arms companies to carve up the seabed in plans that should be halted by an international ocean treaty, argues a new report from Greenpeace.

13 12 2020 | 07:36

14 Countries Commit to Ocean Sustainability Initiative.

On Wednesday, governments responsible for 40 percent of the world's coastlines and 20 percent of global fisheries announced a series of new commitments that comprise the world's biggest ocean…

13 12 2020 | 06:47

US plans to protect thousands of miles of coral reefs in Pacific and Caribbean.

Proposals cite climate change as most severe threat to US reefs, which may be in danger of disappearing in some places.

13 12 2020 | 06:24

The world’s ocean is bearing the brunt of a changing climate. Explore its past and future in our new series.

Oceans 21 is a Conversation international series examining the history and future of the world’s ocean. Five profiles open our series on the global ocean, delving into ancient Indian Ocean trade…

13 12 2020 | 06:12

State of Great Barrier Reef deemed ‘critical’ for first time along with dozens of the world’s natural wonders.

Some of the most cherished world heritage sites are under increased threat from the climate crisis. The outlook for the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef, has been determined to be…

07 12 2020 | 07:32

Global sustainable fishing initiative agreed by 14 countries.

Governments to reduce pollution in oceans and end subsidies that contribute to overfishing. Governments responsible for 40% of the world’s coastlines have pledged to end overfishing, restore…

07 12 2020 | 07:23

IRENA and Ocean Energy Europe Partner to Drive Ocean Energy Industry.

New IRENA reports forecast a 20-fold growth potential of ocean energy by 2030, providing coastal communities with a climate-safe roadmap for COVID-19 recovery.

07 12 2020 | 07:03

World leaders are waking up to the ocean’s role in a healthy planet.

Fourteen nations have made an unprecedented and welcome commitment to use marine ecosystems sustainably. It is equally important to establish a system to hold them to account. Next year sees the…