Ecology

Turkish ‘sea snot’ crisis prompts cholera fears and threatens aquaculture

Turkish ‘sea snot’ crisis prompts cholera fears and threatens...

A mucus-like substance known as “sea snot” is blanketing the shores near Istanbul...

The Fondation de la mer and BV launch the first international label for ocean protection

The Fondation de la mer and BV launch the first international...

The Fondation de la Mer and Bureau Veritas, together with the French Ministry of...

Plastic in Galapagos seawater, beaches and animals

Plastic in Galapagos seawater, beaches and animals

Plastic pollution has been found in seawater, on beaches and inside marine animals...

Plastic waste from MV X-Press Pearl threatens to devastate Sri Lanka's environment

Plastic waste from MV X-Press Pearl threatens to devastate...

Sri Lanka faces 'worst beach pollution' in history from burning ship

Opinion: Oceanbird can help save the whales

Opinion: Oceanbird can help save the whales

Due to noise from shipping it is unlikely that blue whales can hear each other over...

NASA's S-MODE takes to the air and sea to study ocean eddies

NASA's S-MODE takes to the air and sea to study ocean eddies

After being delayed over a year due to the pandemic, a NASA field campaign to study...

Research: Water companies are main cause of microplastic pollution in UK's rivers

Research: Water companies are main cause of microplastic...

They are releasing wastewater during periods of dry weather into river flows that...

USGS scientists explore how hurricanes gain strength

USGS scientists explore how hurricanes gain strength

The underwater instrument package that collected the high-resolution ocean observations...

Marine biodiversity: Enormous variety of animal life in the deep sea revealed

Marine biodiversity: Enormous variety of animal life in...

The data for the current study was mostly collected on expeditions with the research...

Antarctic ice shelf risks collapse due to warm mountain winds

Antarctic ice shelf risks collapse due to warm mountain...

Antarctica's fourth largest ice shelf risks collapse due to mountain winds, according...

Intervention 'could buy 20 years' for declining Great Barrier Reef, scientists said

Intervention 'could buy 20 years' for declining Great Barrier...

Using experimental "cloud brightening" technology and introducing heat-tolerant...

Microplastics are affecting melt rates of snow and ice

Microplastics are affecting melt rates of snow and ice

As a result of this melting, the planet's bright, reflective surfaces decrease in...

Large-scale coral restoration begins in Florida Keys sanctuary

Large-scale coral restoration begins in Florida Keys sanctuary

NOAA and partners outplanting more than 60,000 corals

Study: Human activities sound an alarm for sea life

Study: Human activities sound an alarm for sea life

Humans have altered the ocean soundscape by drowning out natural noises relied upon...

Brands back call for moratorium on deep seabed mining

Brands back call for moratorium on deep seabed mining

WWF and others calling for the moratorium are asking that deep seabed mining activities...

Study: Hidden diversity of coral more important for conservation than previously thought

Study: Hidden diversity of coral more important for conservation...

Most marine protected areas only protect shallow reefs, which means that hidden...

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