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Big climate report warns of serious damage to the oceans

Would you like to receive climate news in your inbox? Sign up for Climate Fwd: our e-mail newsletter. WASHINGTON – Earth's oceans are under pressure from climate change, warns a key new United Nations report threatening everything, from the ability to harvest seafood for the benefit of hundreds of millions living on the coasts. Rising temperatures are reducing fish populations …

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Climate change is damaging the oceans, warns a key new report

Image Rights Spl Caption Coral reefs are threatened by the acidification of the oceans Climate change is devastating our seas and frozen regions like never before, warns a key new United Nations report. According to a UN expert group, the waters that ice melts and species move to human activities because of their habitat. And the loss of permanently frozen …

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Asteroid horror: Massive asteroid wipes out continents and evaporates oceans in simulation | Science | News

A small asteroid recently shot towards Earth at 14.9km a second, and NASA admitted it did not know what was coming. The incident re-iterates on the sky. Terrifying computer simulated footage, created by the Discovery Channel for the documentary series Miracle Planet in 2008, demonstrates the impact of a massive asteroid would have if it hit Earth. The geophysicists, at …

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The lack of oxygen in the ancient oceans caused a considerable mass extinction

For years, scientists have struggled to link a mechanism to this mass extinction, one of the ten most dramatic ever recorded in Earth's history. Florida State University researchers have now confirmed that this event, which scientists call 'Lau / Kozlowskii extinction', was triggered by a too well-known culprit: a rapid and widespread lack of oxygen in the oceans. Credit: Stephen …

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African smoke fertilizes the rainforest and the oceans of the Amazon

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A recent study, conducted by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, found that smoke from fires in Africa may be the key source of a key nutrient – phosphorus – known as Fertilizers serve the Amazon rainforest, the tropical Atlantic and the southern oceans. Nutrients found in atmospheric …

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Cuttlefish can thrive in oceans with increasing carbon dioxide – quartz

Cuttlefish take a strong place in our imagination. They are the original sea monsters immortalized in Jules Verne's classic novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and in Scandinavian folklore, where a cephalopod creature emerges from the sea to wreak havoc as octopus. New Science shows that nobody should write them off in the real world. They will probably be …

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Saltwater Similar to the Earth's Oceans has been lakes on Europe. Another Good Reason Why Really Need To Visit This Place

Jupiter's moon Europe is an intriguing world. It's the most smooth body in the solar system, and the sixth-largest moon in the solar system, though it's the smallest of the four Galilean moons. Most intriguing of all is Europe's subsurface ocean and the potential for habitability. The scientific consensus is that Europe has a subsurface ocean underneath its exceptionally smooth, …

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Scientists create a global map where groundwater meets oceans

Scientists have created high-resolution maps of points around the globe where groundwater meets the oceans – the first analysis of its kind that can help protect drinking water and the seas. Geophysical Research Letters, Ohio State University researchers in the US showed that nearly half of the fresh groundwater flows into the ocean near the tropics. They also found that …

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The oceans absorbed additional CO₂ during the 2000s

Enlarge / Plankton swirls in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and Somalia. Pursuit of climate change implies (among other things) tracking the annual changes in global greenhouse gas emissions and the corresponding increase in atmospheric CO 2 concentration. However, this can be confusing because there is no perfect correlation from year to year. Our CO 2 emissions are released …

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