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Geological archives in the Arctic

Ice-rich permafrost deposits will be transformed in large puddles of water in the coming decades, but before this happens, scientists want to collect information to better understand our past and predict our future, as explained by Arthur Monhonval.
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Marine Protected Areas could increase fish population by 400%

The study, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, used underwater video cameras to observe that Marine Protected Areas increased fish populations by almost 400%.
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95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100

The study predicts that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5, then 95% of ocean surface climates could disappear by 2100.
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Climate change risks food security for Indigenous Alaskans

Researchers say climate change is impacting food security for Indigenous Alaskans - seal hunting season is shortening in some areas.

Researchers say arctic marine bacteria can biodegrade fossil fuels

A study, published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, finds that marine bacteria in the Canadian Arctic is capable of biodegrading fossil fuels - specifically, post-oil spill.
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Study finds overfishing still happens in Marine Protected Areas

A new study, published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, found that overfishing was still an issue on the little-investigated borders of a Marine Protected Area (MPA).
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How to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy

Six new research projects have received funding to investigate how to safeguard the future of the marine and coastal economy.
EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre)

EMBRC-ERIC (European Marine Biological Resource Centre)

The European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC) is a European 'research infrastructure' that provides researchers and companies with access to marine organisms and their ecosystems and the facilities to study them, including experimental facilities and technological platforms We enable researchers to better understand our impact on the oceans and ensure the sustainable...
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Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO)

Here, The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) discuss the Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO).
moon wobble, floods

Scientists say “moon wobble” will create extreme floods in 2030s

According to a study by the University of Hawaii, a natural "moon wobble" will create extreme flooding for US coastal regions in the mid-2030s.
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Study finds summertime Arctic Ocean “more vulnerable to climate change”

Scientists reveal that the summertime Arctic Ocean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change, putting certain animals at risk of losing habitat.
mercury levels in fish, mercury pollution

Study says rising mercury levels in fish linked to climate change

A new study in Finland found that rising mercury levels in fish can be linked to climate change and increasing land use.
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Improving water resource knowledge

Dr Joel Burken & Dr Chang-Soo Kim from Missouri University of Science and Technology, in this editorial underline the importance of improving water resource knowledge among citizens & policy-makers.
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Scientists say microbes on seafloor absorb greenhouse gases

It is commonly known that the Amazon rainforest absorbs greenhouse gases - but scientists now draw attention to the mystery of the seafloor, where microbial communities eat up gigatons of methane.
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Building the new wave of renewable energy technology

Rémi Gruet, CEO at Ocean Energy Europe, shares his thoughts on building the new wave of renewable energy technology.
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New study finds high levels of mercury in Pacific Ocean

Scientists say that levels of mercury in the Pacific Ocean are even higher than some places directly contaminated by the toxic chemical.
wave power, w4p

Renewable energy: Wave power works

Wave power works, argues Jonas Kamf, CEO of W4P Waves4Power AB in this special renewable energy focus.
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Scientists find microplastics in largest European ice cap

Scientists have discovered microplastics in the largest European ice cap - which can influence the way that glaciers melt and behave, impacting rising sea levels.

Melting arctic sea ice destroys French wine harvest

Sudden frosts across Europe have hit vineyards hard, with scientists revealing that melting arctic sea ice is responsible for the unpredictable climate.
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Oceans: Delousing farmed salmon and trout

Here, we find out about delousing farmed salmon and trout, including the importance of fish welfare in this special oceans focus.

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