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As oceans warm, large fish struggle

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals...
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Remotest islands in the world to be a massive marine reserve

Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited islands in the world, is creating the fourth largest marine reserve on the planet.
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Tumble drying your clothes damages sea life

Tumble drying in a washing machine releases microplastic fibres as "laundry lint" which damages the gills, liver and DNA of marine species,...
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Saving Marine Life during COVID-19

Fighting the ever growing problem of ocean trash through beach cleanups and underwater gill net removals, saving thousands of marine lives that would have otherwise perished is being hampered by COVID-19 - can you help?
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Can Wind Farms and Whales Co-Exist in our Noisy Seas?

Oil has become synonymous with danger to marine life, destroying the insulating effects of fur and the water repellency of feathers. Animals attempting to...
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Corals in unclear waters less affected by temperature stress

Persistent temperature stress is degrading coral reefs worldwide, but a new study by Florida Institute of Technology scientists has found that corals in naturally...

Mini device analyses ocean microbes

Researchers have created a device that can swiftly analyse microbes in oceans, revealing the health of these organisms - too tiny to be seen by the naked eye - and their response to threats to their ecosystems.

4 animal species surviving extinction against the odds

There is an uncomfortable truth that we have to face as a species. For all of the progress that we have made, all of...
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Serious Change

Life is getting you down and you need some serious change? If the typical chocolate ban or healthy eating plan has never worked for...
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2018 saw record breaking greenhouse gas concentrations

Newly published research of the Earth’s atmosphere in 2018 has suggested that the year saw a record breaking amount of climate change causing greenhouse...