The state of the planet in the late Permian—increasing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that create warmer temperatures on Earth—is similar to today says oceanographer Justin Penn, at the …
Whale songs in the ocean around Antarctica have transformed; climate change could be why
Whales in the ocean around Antarctica are changing their tune, according to a new study. Interested in Environment? Add Environment as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Environment news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Environment.
The ocean is responsible for the oxygen in every other breath we take. It supplies 15 percent of humanity’s protein needs. It helps to slow climate change by absorbing 30 percent of carbon dioxide emi…
Argentine submarine found on bottom of Atlantic Ocean after year of searching originally appeared … and had just seven days worth of oxygen on board.
A recent report from Oregon’s Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Council found that the state’s coastal waters have such low levels of oxygen that many organisms are actually suffocating. The problem ste…
A 'headless chicken monster' sighting shows just how little we know about the ocean off Antarctica
For those who still believe that most things in the ocean are cute, if not cuddly, there is Enypniastes eximia, an ocean-bottom-dwelling sea cucumber that does a close approximation of swimming in the Southern Ocean off eastern Antarctica, according to …
“Headless chicken monster” found swimming in Antarctica
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'Headless chicken monster' recorded for 1st time in Antarctica waters
The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is an area of ocean bottom where the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water is so low that it can’t support marine life. This year, it’s about 14,760 square kilometres in …
As this huge amount of debris makes its way to the ocean, it can have disasterous effects, like dead zones. “In the discharges after hurricanes Floyd and Matthew, these dead zones grew large enough to …
A warm ocean is the fuel that powers hurricanes … But on rare occasions, the steering patterns can line up such that a storm slips into a dead zone between troughs and ridges.” On the Outer Banks, D…
Kiel research team describes genetic and evolutionary mechanisms of nitrate reduction from foraminifera for the first time In the course of global climate change, scientists are observing the increase …