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Marine reserves can help mitigate climate change effects

Some researchers have argued that as much as 30 per cent of the ocean should be set aside as reserves to safeguard marine ecosystems in the long-term.

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned governments that unless they overcome short-term territorial and resource interests, the state of the oceans will continue to deteriorate.

Breathtaking sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik on World Environment Day

Breathtaking sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik on World Environment Day

Pattnaik's sand art at Versova beach in Mumbai, dedicated to our oceans, also reads “Say No To Plastic”, though which he appealed to all to keep the environment clean plastic free.

Scientists discover signs of life below worlds deepest point

Scientists discover signs of life below worlds deepest point

Scientists have discovered potential signs of life ten kilometres below the sea floor in the the deepest part of the worlds oceans, Mariana Trench.

NASA revealing 'big discoveries' about ocean worlds this week – When, how to watch it Live

NASA revealing 'big discoveries' about ocean worlds this week – When, how to watch it Live

NASA will discuss new findings about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency's Saturn probe Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope at a new conference on Thursday, April 13, at 2 p.m. EDT (11.30 p.m. India time).

Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

Nuclear power could soon be harnessed from oceans

Scientists are developing a new way of extracting uranium from seawater, an advance that may help countries that lack resources to harness nuclear power from the oceans.

World's oceans lost 2% of oxygen over last 50 years, warn scientists

World's oceans lost 2% of oxygen over last 50 years, warn scientists

The authors said they needed to conduct more research to determine how much of the oxygen loss was due to global warming and how much was related to natural climate cycles.

In a first, scientists discover banned toxic chemicals in deepest reaches of ocean

In a first, scientists discover banned toxic chemicals in deepest reaches of ocean

As per a new study, this is the first time that scientists have uncovered the evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached the farthest corners of our Earth.

CO2 in oceans sets off an ice age every 100,000 years

CO2 in oceans sets off an ice age every 100,000 years

According to the study published in the journal Geology, oceans sucking carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the atmosphere may have triggered this phenomena. 

How warmer seas are changing our planet for the worse

How warmer seas are changing our planet for the worse

The upper depths of the world's oceans have warmed significantly since 1995, resulting in severe hurricanes, storm surges and an increase in the number of icebergs, according to a new report.

Oceans may have massive reserve of hydrogen

Oceans may have massive reserve of hydrogen

Recent discoveries of free hydrogen gas, which was once thought to be very rare, have been made near slow-spreading tectonic plates deep beneath Earth's continents and under the sea.

NASA probe to explore global atmosphere over oceans

The Atmospheric Tomography, or ATom, is the first to survey the atmosphere over the oceans, the US space agency said in a statement.

World Oceans Day 2016: Five facts you didn’t know about shark!

World Oceans Day 2016: Five facts you didn’t know about shark!

Sharks are often considered as the most dangerous species of fish. 

Climate change effect: Marine life in danger as oceans lose oxygen!

Climate change effect: Marine life in danger as oceans lose oxygen!

Loss of ocean oxygen would leave fish, crabs, squid, sea stars, and other marine life struggling to breathe.

Great Barrier Reef experiencing 'worst coral bleaching' in years

Great Barrier Reef experiencing 'worst coral bleaching' in years

Stud reveals Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching at 95 per cent in northern section.

Ancient India, Eurasia link were 'freeways' for biodiversity exchange

Before the final collision of Eurasia and the Indian subcontinent, land bridges between the landmasses may have served as 'freeways' of biodiversity exchange that flowed in both directions, says a research led by Grismer.

Woah! 'Titanic 2' ship boasts of much more than its predecessor – See pics

Woah! 'Titanic 2' ship boasts of much more than its predecessor – See pics

There is a new ship in the pipeline, a replica of the famous yet ill-fated Titanic. The ship which will cost around £300million to £400million – promises to include a lot more features than it's predecessor.

Planet shatters warming records, 2015 hottest `by far`

Planet shatters warming records, 2015 hottest `by far`

Not only was 2015 the warmest worldwide since 1880, it shattered the previous record held in 2014 by the widest margin ever observed, said the report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Global warming: World's oceans warming at faster rate

Global warming: World's oceans warming at faster rate

Scientists have found that half of the global ocean heat content increase since 1865 has occurred over the past two decades.

Focus on coasts to clean up plastics in ocean

The most efficient way to clean up plastics floating in the oceans is to place plastic collectors near coasts, suggests a new study.