A new study has found that marine heatwaves have become more than 20 times more frequent over the past four decades due to the burning of greenhouse gases. — A marine heatwave is an extended period of time in which the water temperature in a particular ocean region is abnormally high. The study, published in […]
How will the climate crisis affect biodiversity in the deepest depths of the ocean? In a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers have found that even under the most optimistic greenhouse gas emissions scenario, the deep ocean will experience accelerated warming in the coming decades, as a result of anthropogenic climate […]
New research suggests that the amount of ocean microplastic pollution has likely been vastly underestimated, and that there are at least double the number of particles as previously thought.
A new study states that it is not too late to save our planet’s coral reefs before they go extinct. — Coral Reef Extinction Facts Coral reefs host a quarter of the Earth’s marine biodiversity and support livelihoods of more than half a billion people. But, the planet has already lost half of its coral […]
Marine biologists call the Philippine Sea the ‘centre of the centre’ of aquatic biodiversity. However, with ongoing decimation, marine biodiversity in the Philippines is facing a bleak future. — The Philippines and Marine Ecosystem Conservation Covering a major portion of the Coral Triangle, with more than 16800 sq km of coral reef, the Philippines is […]
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