Ocean temps stabilize as marine heatwave ‘the Blob’ retreats

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Mar 232018
 

“If you look in the North Pacific, the deep water is still very warm,” Toby Garfield said. “Which means there’s still a lot of heat being stored.” In addition, last summer, there was a major low-oxygen event that caused crab die-offs. Warm water …

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Low oxygen “dead-zones” can be deadlier to marine life than we thought

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Mar 182018
 

The runoff travels with rivers into the ocean and provides abundant nutrients to algae which then bloom and use up the oxygen in the area to reproduce. Many of these dead-zones occur in estuaries because the run-off usually comes in from rivers.

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Antarctica Expedition to Explore Mysterious Marine Life Once Hidden by Larsen C Ice Shelf – Newsweek

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Feb 122018
 

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Antarctica Expedition to Explore Mysterious Marine Life Once Hidden by Larsen C Ice Shelf
Newsweek
Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey are taking off this Wednesday to explore a once-inaccessible marine ecosystem beneath the Larsen C ice shelf—where an iceberg the size of Delaware broke off last summer. The 2,240 square-mile iceberg that
Scientists Set to Explore Mysterious Seafloor Exposed by Antarctica's Giant IcebergGizmodo
Scientists Rush to Explore Underwater World Hidden Below Ice for 120000 YearsLive Science
A New Fabulous Expedition In Antarctica Will Be Conducted By A UK TeamHealth Thoroughfare
U.S. News & World Report –ZME Science –The Independent
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Oxygen Depletion In The Ocean Compromises Marine Life

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Feb 062018
 

As the impact of global warming is growing, many things around us have started to change. The ocean is also starting to lose oxygen rapidly. Furthermore, oxygen depletion in the ocean could mean that a lot of marine life in the ocean is being jeopardized.

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Marine animals at risk as the ocean rapidly loses oxygen

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Jan 062018
 

The ocean is quickly losing oxygen, which could lead to the death of marine life in those waters. A review published in Science Magazine details the causes, consequences and solutions, to what they call “deoxygenation.” In the past 50 years the amount …

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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News – Sky News

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Dec 032017
 

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News
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The Ross Sea marine reserve covers 1.5 million square km of some of the last stretches of ocean unharmed by human activity.
Lewis Pugh: In the zoneGeographical

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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctica – Sky News

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Dec 012017
 

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World's largest marine reserve created in Antarctica
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The Ross Sea marine reserve covers 1.5 million square km of some of the last stretches of ocean unharmed by human activity. 09:44, UK, Friday 01 December 2017. The protected area stretches 1.55m sq km. Image: The protected area stretches 1.55m sq km
World's second largest marine sanctuary created 'effectively in New Zealand's back yard'TVNZ
Lewis Pugh: In the zoneGeographical

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Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarctica – News24

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Oct 162017
 

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Drive for giant new marine sanctuary in Antarctica
News24
Sydney – Australia and France kick off a fresh push on Monday to create a vast marine sanctuary in pristine East Antarctica, hoping to build on the success of a landmark deal secured last year at a key annual conservation summit. The fate of the plan
Australia Reaffirms Commitment to East Antarctica Protection PlanLatin American Herald Tribune
East Antarctic marine park hopes build after seven years on table …ABC Online

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‘Mysterious’ marine life lies beneath breakaway Larsen C iceberg in … – Sky News

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Oct 102017
 

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'Mysterious' marine life lies beneath breakaway Larsen C iceberg in …
Sky News
The release of the trillion-ton iceberg means researchers can explore an ecosystem which has been hidden for up to 120000 years.
Scientists hope damage to Larsen C ice shelf will reveal ecosystemsThe Guardian
Scientists to probe ecosystem of undersea lost world hidden for 120000 yearsNew Atlas
Antarctic's Larsen C Ice Shelf Uncovers The Hidden Ecosystem Which Was Unknown For 120000 YearsIncredible News 24

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Islands are evolutionary cradle for Antarctica marine life – Yale News

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Jul 252017
 

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Islands are evolutionary cradle for Antarctica marine life
Yale News
The largely barren islands reaching north from Antarctica are actually the birthplace of many modern species of marine life — and perhaps will be the first places to be impacted by invading species in the wake of climate change, according to a study

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