Climate change affecting fisheries wealth: Scientists

Climate change affecting fisheries wealth: Scientists

Dr N R Menon, Dr E Vivekanandan and Dr Ajith Joseph were present at panelists during the discussion.

Study unveils presence of hazardous plastic elements in cosmetic products

As per study conducted by the Plymouth University, cosmetic products used as daily essentials contain huge quantities of plastic particles that could be harmful to the marine life.

Aquariums can lower BP, improve mood

Viewing aquarium displays may not only improve your mood after a hard day at work, the exposure may also lead to reduction in blood pressure and heart rate.

World must cut pollution to save marine life, study warns

If left unchecked, global warming will cause irreversible damage to marine life in the world's oceans, forcing fish to search for cooler waters and destroying valuable coral reefs, an international study said today.

Ocean garbage scoop study to start off Japan coast

Researchers are launching tests aimed at setting up a huge floating barrier off the Japanese coast, a project that could eventually help remove some of the 5.25 trillion pieces of rubbish polluting the world`s oceans, officials said Thursday.

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

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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.