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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…

15 09 2020 | 09:40

Unsustainable fishing worsens threats to Great Barrier Reef.

Under-regulated fishing along the Great Barrier Reef is putting the world’s biggest coral reef system at further risk as it deals with repeated mass bleaching events, the Australia government’s…

07 09 2020 | 09:53

Marine Heat Waves Are Becoming More Common and Intense. What Can We Do to Minimize Harm?

In the summer of 2015, Laurie Weitkamp was walking on the beach near her coastal Oregon home when she saw something strange: The water was purple. A colony of tunicates, squishy cylindrical critters…

07 09 2020 | 09:11

17 Dead Dolphins Wash Ashore in Mauritius Near Oil Spill.

At least 17 dead dolphins washed up on Mauritius' beaches Wednesday, raising questions about what effect the oil spilled from the Japanese cargo tanker MV Wakashio, which ran aground on July 25, is…

31 08 2020 | 08:20

Japan's Nagashiki says has scuttled part of Mauritius oil-spill ship.

TOKYO  - Japan’s Nagashiki Shipping, which owns the bulk carrier that ran aground on a reef in Mauritius and caused a large oil spill, said on Tuesday it has completed scuttling of the front part of…

31 08 2020 | 08:14

Beached whale increase may be due to military sonar exercises, say experts.

It is thought sonar may scare animals into surfacing too quickly, causing narcosis. An unusual series of strandings and sightings of 29 rare beaked whales has taken place around the shores of…

31 08 2020 | 07:53

Ocean Rebellion climate action group launches with protest against cruise ship.

Climate activists linked to Extinction Rebellion projected protest messages onto hull of the World vessel in Falmouth, Cornwall. A “sea-faring sister” of climate resistance group Extinction…

25 08 2020 | 07:45

Ocean energy industry calls for European target of 100MW by 2025.

The new EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy must include a target of 100MW of ocean energy installed in Europe by 2025. This would be enough to power 100,000 European homes a year, and would…

23 08 2020 | 07:23

Five things you should know about disposable masks and plastic pollution.

1) Pollution driven by huge increase in mask sales The promotion of mask wearing as a way to slow the spread of COVID-19 has led to an extraordinary increase in the production of disposable masks:…

23 08 2020 | 07:04

Oil Spill Disasters: How to Limit Environmental Damage.

After a Japanese-owned oil tanker struck a reef off Mauritius on July 25, a prolonged period of inaction is threatening to become an ecological disaster. Carrying nearly 4,000 metric tons of fuel…

16 08 2020 | 08:46

Mauritius calls for urgent help to prevent oil spill disaster.

Stranded oil tanker is breaking up, threatening even greater ecological devastation. People living in Mauritius have described the devastation caused by an oil spill from a stranded tanker and…