Ocean acidification didn't kill marine life: Study
Ocean acidification didn't kill marine life: Study

British researchers have debunked a long-prevailing theory that ocean acidification from the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs caused the extinction of marine molluscs.

Plastic waste responsible for nearly 92% life-threatening cases in marine life
Plastic waste responsible for nearly 92% life-threatening cases in marine life

Debris in the ocean, such as plastic and glass, has been having a life-threatening global impact on marine life.

Kochi to host maiden edition of World Ocean Science Congress beginning today
Kochi to host maiden edition of World Ocean Science Congress beginning today

Zee Media Bureau

Kochi: Kochi is all set to host four-day World Ocean Science Congress-2015, beginning on Thursday.

First-ever World Ocean Science Congress in Kochi starts Thursday
First-ever World Ocean Science Congress in Kochi starts Thursday

Eminent oceanographers, environmentalists, naval exponents and maritime industrialists from across the world will converge here for the maiden edition of four-day World Ocean Science Congress (WOSC)-2015, beginning Thursday.

Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study
Marine wild life about to collapse in 100 years: Study

The collapse of wildlife on land due human activity is about to recur in the sea in the next 100 years, a consortium of scientists has found.

Scientists call for pro-active role to protect coral reefs
Scientists call for pro-active role to protect coral reefs

Scientists have stressed on a pro-active role by concerned agencies for conserving coral reefs that are currently facing wrath of human and environmental interventions.

SAARC policy makers, scientists discuss climate change

Policymakers and scientists from SAARC countries have begun deliberations on climate change, which is adversely affecting Ocean and marine life in the region.

Global warming worsening watery dead zones: Study

A new study says global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in waterways around the world and it's only going to get worse.

Global warming leads to oxygen depletion in oceans
Global warming leads to oxygen depletion in oceans

A study to track oxygen levels in global oceans has revealed that the oxygen levels in oceans have come down due to global warming.

Socializing with dolphins helps killer whales learn to 'communicate'
Socializing with dolphins helps killer whales learn to 'communicate'

In a new study, killer whales learned how to communicate when they mingled with bottlenose dolphins.

Your sunscreen is threat to marine life

Sunscreens give protection to the human skin from ultraviolet (UV) radiation and are almost a necessity among the beach goers - but at the cost to the environment.

Marine life inspires camouflage system

Soon put your cell phone down on a table and watch it fade into the woodwork, thanks to a new technology.

UN calls for eco-awareness on World Oceans Day

The UN has urged the international community to commit itself to keeping the oceans healthy and productive for current and future generations.

Climate change would result in major reductions in sea floor marine life by 2010

A new study used advanced climate models to predict that sea floor dwelling marine life would decline by 38 per cent in the North Atlantic and over five per cent globally over the next century.

Nations fail to agree on Antarctic marine reserve

The nations that make decisions about Antarctic fishing failed today for a third time to agree on a plan that would create the world`s largest marine sanctuary.

Present ocean acidification at highest level since 300m years

A new study has revealed that the oceans are more acidic now than they have been for at least 300 million years, due to carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels.

Climate change will upset vital ocean chemical cycles

A new research has suggested that rising ocean temperatures could hamper natural cycles of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and phosphorous.

How marine life adapts to acidification of oceans revealed

A study into marine life around an underwater volcanic vent in the Mediterranean, may hold the key to understanding how some species will be able to survive the acidifying of sea water.

Rising CO2 levels causing `tooth decay` in marine organisms

Rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are having a catastrophic effect on microscopic marine life, according to scientists.

Parl panel asks Govt to frame rules for marine life protection

A Parliamentary panel has expressed displeasure at non-commercial vessels not being prohibited from using paints that contain harmful chemicals, saying the practice would adversely impact marine life.