Ecology

New model more accurately predicts how massive glaciers melt

New model more accurately predicts how massive glaciers...

Mass ice loss from Greenland is the single largest contributor to sea level rise...

Biologists devise new way to assess carbon in the ocean

Biologists devise new way to assess carbon in the ocean

A new USC study puts ocean microbes in a new light with important implications for...

Female resident orcas especially disturbed by vessels, new research shows

Female resident orcas especially disturbed by vessels,...

Female orcas are most thrown off from foraging when boats and vessels intrude closer...

Ganges River: Combined flows send up to 3 billion microplastics a day into Bay of Bengal

Ganges River: Combined flows send up to 3 billion microplastics...

The study represents the first investigation of microplastic abundance, characteristics...

NOAA researchers and partners find new record-sized coral colony in American Samoa

NOAA researchers and partners find new record-sized coral...

NOAA-funded researchers have identified a new record size coral colony at Ta’u Island...

The Messina Strait: the area with the largest marine litter density worldwide

The Messina Strait: the area with the largest marine litter...

Over the next thirty years, the volume of rubbish in the sea could surpass three...

Posidonia marine seagrass can catch and remove plastics from the sea

Posidonia marine seagrass can catch and remove plastics...

Underwater seagrass in coastal areas appear to trap bits of plastic in natural bundles...

UCLA researchers propose strategy that uses seawater to trap billions of tons annually

UCLA researchers propose strategy that uses seawater to...

Could the ocean hold the key to reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?

Research: Upper ocean temperatures hit record high in 2020

Research: Upper ocean temperatures hit record high in 2020

The researchers calculated the ocean temperatures and salinity of the oceans down...

Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations in the Indian Ocean

Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations...

The scientists call for four major improvements to the current observing system

Maersk Supply Service steps up its commitment to clean the ocean of plastic

Maersk Supply Service steps up its commitment to clean...

A.P. Møller-Maersk has extended its partnership with The Ocean Cleanup for three...

Researchers discover a new tool for reconstructing ancient sea ice to study climate change

Researchers discover a new tool for reconstructing ancient...

A new discovery by Brown University researchers could provide scientists a new way...

Pollutants rapidly changing the waters near Ieodo Island

Pollutants rapidly changing the waters near Ieodo Island

There has been frequent occurrence of red tides in coastal waters around Korea....

Recovery of an endangered Caribbean coral from parrotfish predation

Recovery of an endangered Caribbean coral from parrotfish...

Some parrotfish species also occasionally graze coral—a behavior known as corallivory.

Novel method reveals small microplastics throughout Japan's subtropical ocean

Novel method reveals small microplastics throughout Japan's...

Over 75% of the plastics found in the samples were made from polyethylene

Kuril-Kamchatka Trench in the Pacific Ocean is a trap for microplastics

Kuril-Kamchatka Trench in the Pacific Ocean is a trap for...

Humans produce more than 400 million tons of plastic each year

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