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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.

Global warming strikes deep into oceans, says study

Global warming strikes deep into oceans, says study

The oceans have soaked up as much heat from global warming over the last two decades as during the preceding 130 years, according to a study published on Tuesday.

New shark species can light up the sea

New shark species can light up the sea

Researchers have discovered a new species of lanternshark that can light up the dark and deep sea for its benefit.

Know how storm activities cause persistent weather extremes

Know how storm activities cause persistent weather extremes

If you thought that less severe storms in the mid-latitudes bring good news along with them, then according to a recent study these storms have a moderating effect on land temperatures.

Paris pact on water and climate change adaptation announced, India part of coalition

Paris pact on water and climate change adaptation announced, India part of coalition

Almost 290 water basin organisations are engaged under the Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation.

A whiff from blue-green algae gave oxygen to Earth

 Oxygen on Earth emerged in whiffs from a kind of blue-green algae in shallow oceans around 2.5 billion years ago, helping the origin of life with enough oxygen around to inhale, shows significant research from Canadian and US scientists.

Vast Antarctic marine reserves in focus at Australia talks

Vast Antarctic marine reserves in focus at Australia talks

Antarctica is one of the world's last untouched wildernesses and is critical for scientific research.

Exploitation of oceans undermines island nations: Maldives to UN

The illicit exploitation of oceans undermines the peace and security of small island countries, Maldives Foreign Minister Dunya Maumoon told the UN on Saturday.

Climate change can alter the planet's shape

 As melting glaciers erode the land, global warming could alter the shape of the planet, says a new study.

NASA set to explore Jupiter's moon Europa for alien life

NASA set to explore Jupiter's moon Europa for alien life

NASA may soon launch to send a lander on Jupiter's icy moon Europa - the most likely candidate for hosting life in our solar system after the Blue Marble - to find signs of life.