Tag: ocean

Ecology
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...

Ecology
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...

Ecology
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?

Ecology
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...

Ecology
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

Ecology
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...

Ecology
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....

Research
Two months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution to climate regulation

Two months at sea to explore the Southern Ocean's contribution...

The Southern Ocean, which surrounds the Antarctic continent, south of the Atlantic,...

Research
Oceanographers have an explanation for the Arctic's puzzling ocean turbulence

Oceanographers have an explanation for the Arctic's puzzling...

Since the 1970s, researchers have observed a peculiar pattern in the Arctic: In...

Ecology
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.

Ecology
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

Ecology
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

Ecology
Hazardous pollution: microplastics discovered in the air above the ocean

Hazardous pollution: microplastics discovered in the air...

As the plastic in our oceans breaks up into smaller and smaller bits without breaking...

Ecology
CRISPR helps researchers uncover how corals adjust to warming oceans

CRISPR helps researchers uncover how corals adjust to warming...

Nobel Prize-winning technology can be deployed to guide conservation efforts for...

Ecology
The most consumed species of mussels contain microplastics all around the world

The most consumed species of mussels contain microplastics...

The Bayreuth team investigated the microplastic load of four mussel species

Fishing sector
NOAA Enforcement deploys remotely operated vehicles to Patrol the Seas

NOAA Enforcement deploys remotely operated vehicles to...

NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement deploys ROVs to inspect offshore lobster gear.

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