Ecology

Russian Arctic warming leads to major ice loss

Russian Arctic warming leads to major ice loss

Сonditions in the Arctic Ocean are becoming more like those in the North Atlantic,...

High concentrations of 'forever' chemicals being released from ice melt into the Arctic Ocean

High concentrations of 'forever' chemicals being released...

The research has shown these chemicals have traveled not by sea, but through the...

Low-oxygen waters off Washington, Oregon coasts risk becoming large “dead zones”

Low-oxygen waters off Washington, Oregon coasts risk becoming...

Oceanic measurements collected during a scientific cruise on NOAA ship Ronald H....

Crime scene tape set to revolutionize microplastics research

Crime scene tape set to revolutionize microplastics research

Easylift tape is already being employed more widely and was used to collect microplastic...

Mathematical model predicts the movement of microplastics in the ocean

Mathematical model predicts the movement of microplastics...

A new model tracking the vertical movement of algae-covered microplastic particles...

Research: Earth's cryosphere is shrinking by 87,000 square kilometers per year

Research: Earth's cryosphere is shrinking by 87,000 square...

This research is the first to make a global estimate of the surface area of the...

The missing 'plastic sink' in the ocean

The missing 'plastic sink' in the ocean

Marine waste does not care about borders and has reached the most remote corners...

Scientists create new data mapping tool to track whale detections

Scientists create new data mapping tool to track whale...

Want to know where and when different species of whales have been heard off the...

NOAA designates new national marine sanctuary in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan

NOAA designates new national marine sanctuary in Wisconsin’s...

Protected area will safeguard shipwrecks that played critical role in nation’s early...

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...

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