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Deep ocean warming to increase by 0.2°C in the next 50 years

Scientists say deep ocean warming will increase by 0.2°C, as they find excess heat from the subtropical North Atlantic - at depths of 700m.
Algae4IBD

Algae4IBD – Algae brings hope for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)

New research initiative Algae4IBD aims to source solutions to chronic disease in our oceans, lakes and rivers.
sea sponge

Genomic time machine to understand sea sponge evolution

Key to the health of coral reefs, scientists reveal that sea sponges are among the earliest animals to ever grace planet earth
antarctic sea ice

Antarctic sea ice shrunk to less than 2 million square kilometres

The lowest record yet of Antarctic Sea ice has shown that its rapid decline due to global warming is cyclical – and is bound to drop again soon.
climate change monitoring, IPCC report

EU announces €55 million for climate change monitoring

As part of an ocean funding package of nearly €1 billion, the European Commission will fund €55 million into climate change monitoring over two years.
fueleu maritime regulation, green deal

What is the FuelEU Maritime Regulation?

Constantine Catsambis, Rapporteur for the EESC opinion on FuelEU Maritime, explains how the FuelEU Maritime Regulation could improve the climate.
ocean sound transmission, acoustic hotspots

Climate change increases the speed of ocean sound transmission

Ocean sound transmission is being sped up due to global warming induced by climate change – threatening marine species as sounds travel faster and become louder.
Hawaiian coral,

61% of Hawaiian coral exposed to warming conditions, survive

In an optimistic 22-month study of Hawaiian coral, researchers find they may adapt well to warmer and more acidic oceans resulting from climate change.
carbon deposits, greenhouse gases arctic

30,000 year-old carbon deposits are thawing in Siberia

Carbon, freeze-locked under ice over 30,000 years ago, is now thawing and being released into the climate as greenhouse gases.
mussel beds

Some marine creatures protect each other from climate warming

Scientists reveal that some marine species are able to protect others from dangers of climate change by shielding them from heat
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Scientists discover “giant, rose-shaped” coral reef near Tahiti

When French Polynesia experienced a bleaching event in 2019, against the odds, this giant, rose-shaped coral reef survived.
marsh pollution, sea anemones

How has marsh pollution affected the survival of sea anemones?

Scientists say the stationary sea anemone, Nematostella, has been decreasing in numbers - as it becomes severely impacted by pollution.
restoring food security, coral bleaching

Restoring food security after coral bleaching events

Researchers have found that coral reefs are more resilient ecosystems than previously thought, remaining rich sources of macronutrients for the fishing industry even after coral bleaching.
shrinking himalayan glaciers

The rapid shrinkage of the Himalayan glaciers

A study has revealed that the renowned Himalayan glaciers have lost over 40% of their area, threatening millions of people in Asia with lack of water availability.
offshore wind, global aqua survey

Taiwan’s rapidly growing offshore wind sector

Gwo-Shyh Song from Global Aqua Survey, shares with us the details about the MMA Global Aqua Joint Venture, launched to target the rapidly growing offshore wind sector in Taiwan.
covid-related plastic waste, single use plastics

New ocean model traces COVID-related plastic waste

The pandemic has increased demand for single-use plastics such as face masks, gloves, and face shields – so what happens to COVID-related plastic waste?
baltic fish stocks, fishing

European Council agrees use of Baltic fish stocks for 2022

Yesterday (11 October), EU farming and fisheries ministers decided on the use of Baltic fish stocks in 2022 - including access to a species in UK waters.
warming oceans earth, climate change space

Scientists say warming oceans make Earth less bright in space

According to the data, the Earth is getting dimmer and dimmer as warming oceans block light from being reflected off-planet - trapping even more energy in our atmosphere.
zero emission waterborne transport, SEA europe

Steering Towards Zero Emission Waterborne Transport in Europe

The SEA Europe Research and Development Affairs Director, Mr. J. Gebraad, analyses how, with the increased demand for waterborne transport, the need to meet decarbonisation targets and ultimately mitigate climate change is more important than ever.
ice-frost permafrost deposits, arctic research

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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