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Climate change reference curve spanning 66 mn years made using ocean sediments
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Climate change reference curve spanning 66 mn years made using ocean sediments

The reconstruction and analysis show that Earth's climate can be grouped into discrete states, based on changing greenhouse gas levels and growth of polar ice sheets.

Climate change doubles the number of low-oxygen zones in Danish seas in a year
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Climate change doubles the number of low-oxygen zones in Danish seas in a year

Increased nutrients in the sea lead to excessive growth of plants, which ultimately leads to less oxygen as the plants die and decompose in a process known as eutrophication.

Green Banana dive to mysterious spot off Florida coast could help shed light on underwater sinkholes
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Green Banana dive to mysterious spot off Florida coast could help shed light on underwater sinkholes

The NOAA-funded mission in August this year will lower a 300 kg lander underwater, for divers to collect water and sediment samples, and carry out a biological survey.

Covid-19 pandemic gives scientists an unprecedented chance to 'hear' oceans as they once were
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Covid-19 pandemic gives scientists an unprecedented chance to 'hear' oceans as they once were

During the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns that ensued, major ports in the US saw a nearly 50 percent drop in ship and boating traffic in April compared to the same month in 2019.

World Ocean Day: Alternative seafood offers twin solution to address food security, planet's health
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World Ocean Day: Alternative seafood offers twin solution to address food security, planet's health

Are we raking up the intensity of climate change, antimicrobial resistance and future pandemics with the way we're tackling food insecurity, malnutrition, and economic growth?

World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land
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World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land

The burdens on ocean ecosystems is growing, and we simply don’t know as much about these ecosystems as we would like.

Earth Day: There are no fish in the ocean — Declining catch worries fishermen in southern Karnataka
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Earth Day: There are no fish in the ocean — Declining catch worries fishermen in southern Karnataka

Climate change, unsustainable and unregulated fishing methods have both been blamed for this decline.

Wold Water Day: Will this solar-powered device be able to clean 1,000 rivers?
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Wold Water Day: Will this solar-powered device be able to clean 1,000 rivers?

In October, Dutch nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup (TOC) unveiled a solar-powered river-cleaning device called the Interceptor.

Oceans and marine life through 2019: 10 positive developments in sea life and global oceans
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Oceans and marine life through 2019: 10 positive developments in sea life and global oceans

Despite sea level rise, marine heatwaves and frequent coral bleaching events, there's still much to celebrate from 2019.

Climate breakdown is increasing the economic value of polar seas — beware the business opportunists
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Climate breakdown is increasing the economic value of polar seas — beware the business opportunists

Antarctic Ocean is the fourth-largest ocean and accounts for more than one-third of heat gain in the past 50 years.

Wildlife Week 2019: Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide
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Wildlife Week 2019: Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide

Commercial, industrialized fishing operations seek out migrant labour to fill their large manpower needs.

Ancient Venus didn't just have flowing oceans, it likely also supported life, research finds
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Ancient Venus didn't just have flowing oceans, it likely also supported life, research finds

The NASA researchers came to this conclusion using a model used to study climate change on Earth.

Mumbai’s fishermen are relieved after the High courts pause the coastal road project
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Mumbai’s fishermen are relieved after the High courts pause the coastal road project

This project is considered to be the pet project of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who launched in 2018.

G20 nations agree on deal to reduce marine plastic pollution, but details of implementation unclear for now
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G20 nations agree on deal to reduce marine plastic pollution, but details of implementation unclear for now

The deal would be 'the first step' to tackling plastic waste, Hiroaki Odachi of Greenpeace Japan said in a statement.

World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater
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World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater

Here is a glimpse into the wonders of the underworld that we don't get to see too often enough.

UN report explains how nature will bite humanity back if it were destroyed
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UN report explains how nature will bite humanity back if it were destroyed

Nature is integral to human life and here are four ways scientists say human beings are completely dependent on it.

First life forms on Earth were likely born in ponds and not oceans, study suggests
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First life forms on Earth were likely born in ponds and not oceans, study suggests

Oceans didn't retain nitrogenous oxides the way ponds did — a key requirement for life on Earth.

Oceans are warming faster than expected, new temperature record set in 2018
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Oceans are warming faster than expected, new temperature record set in 2018

The oceans are warming faster than previously estimated, damaging marine life said scientists.

Earth's water a result of asteroid impacts and leftover gas from Sun's birth: Study
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Earth's water a result of asteroid impacts and leftover gas from Sun's birth: Study

The theory about Earth's water fits neatly into existing ones about formation of the Sun & planets.

Coral reefs, at risk from climate change, also imperilled by rats
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Coral reefs, at risk from climate change, also imperilled by rats

Coral reefs aren't facing a threat just from global warming, but also damage from rats, study finds.