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Researchers discover marine fish DNA from 300 years ago

Ehime University researchers used samples from Japan to test if marine fish DNA existed in the same place for the last 300 years.
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Can environmental genomics help to protect coral?

Can a new strategy protect coral? When it comes to the ocean, biodiversity is key to the conservation of the marine environment, and we're running out of time.
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Towards resilience against water-related extreme events

Dr Anjuli S. Bamzai, NSF Division Director for Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences and Ms Elizabeth Zelenski, Staff Associate, NSF Office of the Assistant Director for Geosciences, explain research on water-related extreme events that have profound implications for society.
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What do Americans really think about climate change?

Climate Insights 2020 assessed 27,661 people across different States, to explore what Americans really think about climate change.
exploited fish stocks, fish

International policy required to control exploited fish stocks

Up until recent Brexit negotiations, discussion over exploited fish stocks has always been National: Where is the international policy agreement?
artificial upwelling, coral bleaching

Could pumping cold water from the deep ocean halt coral bleaching?

A new study shows that artificial upwelling could provide the answer to preventing coral bleaching caused by global warming and rising sea temperatures.

SSEC: Ongoing investments and research projects

Here, Bengt Fellbe discusses the progress of investments and research projects.
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New corals discovered in deep-sea study of the Great Barrier Reef

Using the Falkor research vessel, scientists have explored the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef and found five new species of black corals and sponges.
fisheries bill

Stripped Fisheries Bill amendment threatens sustainable fishing

The UK government has stripped an amendment from the Fisheries Bill, turning their back on making sustainability the prime objective of the bill.
ocean carbon uptake

Oceans uptake of carbon ‘widely underestimated’

Researchers have discovered that, compared to previous predictions, there is more than twice the amount of ocean carbon uptake between the atmosphere and oceans.
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The arctic could be free of sea ice as early as 2035

The Arctic is melting faster than even the most drastic predictions: A new study predicts the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.
Global Aqua Survey Ltd pioneer marine engineering in Taiwan

Global Aqua Survey Ltd discuss marine engineering in Taiwan

Global Aqua Survey Ltd possess a full range of sonar equipment and are leading the way with Taiwan's marine engineering sector and offshore projects.
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Scientists find 1.9 million pieces of microplastic on seafloor

Policy intervention needed as scientists discover the highest levels of microplastic on the seafloor via an international project tracking the 'missing' 99% of ocean plastics.
oceans and fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius

Policy in Europe: A focus on environment, oceans and fisheries

Here, we look at the European Commission’s environment, oceans and fisheries policies, a role that is headed up by European Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevičius.
microplastics in water, drinking water

Microplastics in water: How much are we drinking in a month?

New research has unveiled the quantity of microplastics in water that are consumed by humans on a monthly basis.
Offshore wind farm development and underwater cultural heritage investigation

Offshore wind farm development and underwater cultural heritage investigation

Gwo-Shyh Song, associate professor at National Taiwan University, explains their underwater investigation for offshore wind farm development.
white island eruption, hydrothermal

White Island eruption: Why were tourists allowed to visit?

Following the death of five people due to the White Island eruption within New Zealand's waters, questions are being asked as to why tourists were allowed access to the crater.
microfragmentation, coral reef

Could microfragmentation be the answer for coral reef conservation?

The process of microfragmentation was discovered by Dr David Vaughan accidentally, but it could be the answer to protecting and restoring coral reefs globally.
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Marine Conservation Zones: Protecting our seas

Here, Joan Edwards, Director of Living Seas at The Wildlife Trusts shares her thoughts on the UK government announcement of 41 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs).
ocean protection, highly protected marine areas

Time for a sea-change in ocean protection

Here, Louisa Casson from Greenpeace UK explains the ongoing need for significant ocean protection.

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