At current rates, the mass of plastic in the world’s oceans be more than the total biomass of sea life. We must reverse that trend.
Antarctica’s ice sheets are losing mass more than six-times faster than previously believed and ocean temperatures are rising as much as 40-times faster than the latest U.N. IPCC report estimates. One in four UNESCO natural World Heritage sites are “highly threatened” as a result of climate warming, according to recent research.
2017’s new record high continues a rising trend — the last five years have been the five highest in ocean temperatures.
Highlighting the threats and costs climate change and human activites are having on the world ocean, the Heinrich Böll Foundation released its inaugural “Ocean Atlas 2017.”
Dell Computers and a cast of celebrities have joined UNEP’s “Clean Seas Campaign” in a bid to eliminate ocean plastic.
In a landmark research paper an international team of marine microbiologists concludes that rising sea surface temperatures are leading to population booms of the marine pathogen Vibrio cholerae and other members of the genus in Northern Atlantic waters.
Ocean breathing – From the shallows down to its yawning depths, the ocean gets its oxygen from the surface, supplied either by the atmosphere or […]