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3 reasons why sea level is rising

What has caused a sea level rise of 80 mm in just the last 24 years?
Beluga whales in the pack ice in West Greenland. Ships using the Northwest Passage would travel through Baffin Bay off Greenland's west coast.

Which marine mammals are most at risk from increased Arctic ship traffic?

The most vulnerable marine mammals were found to be narwhals. These animals migrate through parts of the Northwest Passage to and from their summertime habitats.

Scientists Warn of Unprecidented Marine Exctinctions

We knew it was bad, but it is even worse than we thought. World rushing heedlessly towards global marine extinctions.

Offshore wind farming is the most underrated source of renewable energy

In recent years, more and more attention has been given to renewable energy sources in contrast to the traditionally oversought crude oils, natural gases...
Deep Sea fish

Deep sea fish remove a million tonnes of CO2 every year from UK and...

Fish living in deep waters on the continental slope around the UK play an important role carrying carbon from the surface to the seafloor. It...

Fleet of robots maps ocean fronts

The robots will help us to understand and monitor how key issues such as climate change, ocean acidification, unsustainable fishing, pollution, waste, loss of habitats and biodiversity, shipping, security and mining are affecting global ocean sustainability and stewardship.
SENSOR SNIFFS OUT METHANE IN DEEP-SEA VENTS AND COWS

Sensor sniffs out methane in deep-sea vents and cows

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that traps heat about 20 times more effectively than carbon dioxide. Understanding the sources of methane, and how...
The Sea

The Impact of Rising Sea Levels on the US

One of the main issues posing a threat to the environment as we know it today is that sea levels are rising at a...

Seals to keep watch on remote Antarctic glacier

Two species of seals will help keep watch on a huge glacier in West Antarctica that is at risk of collapse.
Coral Reef

Equatorial coral reefs less affected by global warming

Ocean warming is threatening coral reefs globally. Whenever sea temperatures rise in an area, coral reefs degrade. However, a new study has found that...