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New danger for sea fans in warming seas: Metal pollution

Metals like copper from agricultural runoff and marine paint leaching from boat hulls poses a threat to soft coral sea fans, especially in warming...
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...

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.
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Love Whales? They Can Help Solve Climate Change

How whales permanently remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - not only minimising the effects of climate change, but also supporting the health of commercial fisheries.
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Greenhouse Gas Index Still Climbing

NOAA’s updated Annual Greenhouse Gas Index, which measures the direct climate influence of many greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane, shows a...
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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...
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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...

CO2 emissions harm jumbo squid

The elevated carbon dioxide levels expected to be found in the world’s oceans by 2100 will likely lead to physiological impairments of jumbo (or...
Orbicella faveolata coral by Verena Schoepf

Fat helps corals cope with global warming

Study reveals that corals which store fat are more able to survive bleaching events.When the water in which they live gets too warm, corals...
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How to protect corals from climate change?

The best way to protect corals threatened by climate change is to conserve a wide range of their habitats, according to a study in...