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The world's leading expert on the poisoning of the oceans has described how he was "utterly shocked" by the true amount of plastic floating on the sea, warning that it potentially posed a bigger threat to the planet than climate change.
The University of Waterloo has unveiled a new satellite image of Antarctica, and the imagery will help scientists all over the world gain new insight into the effects of climate change.
New questions about geology, oceanography and seafloor ecosystems are being raised because of research by a Mississippi State University geologist.
There is no doubt about it: human-driven climate change is a thing, and it's not going to stop unless we do something about it.
The blast that killed the dinosaurs was assumed to have killed most other life as well; Scripps researchers find, however, that some fishes fared better than others Sixty-six million years ago, a giant rock from space crashed on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, throwing up a cloud of dust big enough to envelop the planet in darkness for at least several ... (more)
The planet Earth just had the hottest June on record and July was the 4th hottest in history .
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Coral reefs are early victims of climate change. Warming oceans and more acidic water are believed to have killed off 40 percent of the world's coral.
In this Aug. 24, 2009 picture provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy breaks ice ahead of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent in the Arctic Ocean.
Throwing shade! Shocked Rita Ora watches on as Nicki Minaj bends over to show off her famous derriere in tiny green shorts during raunchy performance at MTV VMAs Beach looks like a scene from Tron as it lights up with beautiful blue glowing algae signalling the start of spring cells glow when they senses a pressure change - like that of a wave ... (more)
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The severe drought gripping the western United States in recent years is changing the landscape well beyond localized effects of water restrictions and browning lawns.
The Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science has announced plans to establish a glass laboratory deep in the waters of the Persian Gulf, IRNA reported.
For years, researchers have puzzled over the temperature rises that haven't happened - but scientists in China and the US believe they have cracked the mystery of the missing heat.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:37 am
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