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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.

90% spill cleared, fish safe for consumption: Tamil Nadu CM on Chennai oil spill

90% spill cleared, fish safe for consumption: Tamil Nadu CM on Chennai oil spill

Visiting the site of the massive oil spill here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter O Panneerselvam on Sunday assured that the incident had not affected the marine life in any way and the fish could be consumed, adding that over 90% of the spill had been cleared up.

Environmental concerns raised as Chennai's oil spill spreads despite clean-up effort

Environmental concerns raised as Chennai's oil spill spreads despite clean-up effort

As per reports, although nearly 70 tonnes of oil sludge has been removed by hundreds of volunteers, the spill has crossed the Marina Beach and travelled 32km south. It has now entered the Palavakkam beach on the East Coast Road.

Chennai oil spill spreads at alarming pace; hits marine life severely

Chennai oil spill spreads at alarming pace; hits marine life severely

With no major damage to the vessels, the collision however left the marine life destructed with numerous dead fish and sea turtles being washed ashore on Chennai's coast.

Russian fisherman catches the most surreal-looking deep-sea creatures and the internet is losing it!

Russian fisherman catches the most surreal-looking deep-sea creatures and the internet is losing it!

Experts, evidently remain unfazed since they've studied them. But for laymen, these creatures are one of a kind.

Deal struck to create world`s largest marine protected reserve: official

The deal will see the creation of a massive US and New Zealand-backed marine protected area in the Ross Sea.

Fully grown humpback whale leaps into the air; photographer records close-up footage!

Fully grown humpback whale leaps into the air; photographer records close-up footage!

They stick to themselves and barely reveal themselves around humans, which is the reason that makes the video you are about to watch, extremely priceless.

Watch video: Drone footage captures rare sighting of baby white whale with its mother!

Watch video: Drone footage captures rare sighting of baby white whale with its mother!

The team of scientists in question aim at understanding the most natural activities of these whales, especially in their breeding and calving grounds.

Court rules in favor of marine life, bans US Navy from using sonar

Court rules in favor of marine life, bans US Navy from using sonar

The court reversed a lower court decision which had granted for the Navy in 2012 to use low-frequency sonar for training, testing and routine operations in the oceans. 

Six-pack beer rings no longer harmful to marine life!- Watch

Six-pack beer rings no longer harmful to marine life!- Watch

Do you know that the plastic six-packs rings of beer cans can pose a threat to marine life? Well, many might not be aware of it, but this plastic sheet can be dangerous to sea creatures.

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.

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

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.