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Low oxygen levels could temporarily blind marine invertebrates

Oxygen levels in the ocean are changing globally from natural and human-induced processes. Many marine invertebrates depend on vision to find food, shelter, and avoid predators, particularly in …

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Sri Lanka’s marine protection agency calls for tougher laws against ocean pollution

Teney said the reason for the formation of this dead zone was excessive ocean pollution through the dumping of polythene, plastic, other non degradable pollutants and chemicals which were flowing in …

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Shutdown Or Not, US Bets $25 Million On Next-Generation Marine Energy

The US Dept. of Energy bets another $ 25 million on marine energy R&D, eyeballing a potential clean power payoff of 1,400 terrawatt-hours per year

CleanTechnica

Low-Oxygen Ocean Dead Zones Could Make Marine Life Extinct, Study Shows

In a new study, a group of researchers used an ancient mass extinction event as an analog to demonstrate how the current course of global climate change could prove devastating for marine life in the future. Some 182 to 174 million years ago, during the …

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Ocean temps stabilize as marine heatwave ‘the Blob’ retreats

“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

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


Newsweek

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

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

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