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India plans automated ocean pollution observation

India is all set to opt for automatic observation of pollution in the ocean to crunch data that will aid the tourism industry and could also come in handy in countering allegations levelled by developed nations against the country being a major polluter

India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

India to launch Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission

 India plans to launch a Rs 10,000-crore Deep Ocean Mission in December to carry out research to harness ocean resources in a "responsible manner", an official said on Tuesday.

Oxygen level in world's oceans declining since 1980s

Oxygen level in world's oceans declining since 1980s

For the study, the researchers looked at a historic dataset of ocean information stretching back more than 50 years and searched for long term trends and patterns. 

Rising levels of carbon dioxide may change crucial marine process

Rising levels of carbon dioxide may change crucial marine process

Climate change may be putting cyanobacteria, that are crucial to the functioning of the ocean, at risk.

China issues yellow alert for ocean waves

China issues yellow alert for ocean waves

 China's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Centre has issued a yellow alert for ocean waves brought by typhoon Nock-Ten and a cold front.

Mysterious Mariana Trench 'biotwang' may be baleen whale call

Mysterious Mariana Trench 'biotwang' may be baleen whale call

Lasting between 2.5 and 3.5 seconds, the five-part call includes deep moans at frequencies as low as 38 hertz and a metallic finale that pushes as high as 8,000 hertz.

Done and dusted! ISRO successfully places all eight satellites in their respective orbits - Watch

Done and dusted! ISRO successfully places all eight satellites in their respective orbits - Watch

At 9.12 a:m today, the PSLV-C35 carrying the 371 kg SCATSAT-1 along with seven other satellites, including from the US and Canada, will blast off from the first launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota.

Holy Mola mola! World's largest bony fish spotted by scientists (Watch stunning footage)

Holy Mola mola! World's largest bony fish spotted by scientists (Watch stunning footage)

 Mola mola, also called the ocean sunfish, is the heaviest known bony fish in the world.

Pluto may have liquid ocean under ice shell: Study

Pluto may have liquid ocean under ice shell: Study

When New Horizons buzzed by Pluto last year, it unveiled clues that the dwarf planet might have - or had at one time - a sub-surface liquid ocean.

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Ancient Mars was once washed over by mega-tsunamis

Billions of years ago, mega-tsunamis scarred the Martian landscape, yielding evidence of cold, salty oceans conducive to sustaining life, according to a recent study.

Jupiter's moon Europa may be more Earth-like than we thought

Jupiter's moon Europa may be more Earth-like than we thought

Europa is strongly believed to hide a deep ocean of salty liquid water beneath its icy shell.

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

The hydrophone also picked up sound from ship propellers.

Global warming may increase black carbon input to Arctic Ocean

Global warming may increase black carbon input to Arctic Ocean

Researchers at University of Georgia have suggested that the black carbon stored in Arctic soils is being exported to the oceans.

Ocean 'dead zones' begot by warming

Ocean 'dead zones' begot by warming

A new study has linked low-oxygen 'dead zones' in North Pacific to the past ocean warming.

Only 4 percent of world's ocean is protected: Study

Only 4 percent of world's ocean is protected: Study

The researchers pointed out that the past decade has seen improvement as in 2006, only an estimated 0.65 percent of the ocean was protected.

Balanced diet good for corals too: Study

Balanced diet good for corals too: Study

A nutrient-rich, balanced diet is beneficial to corals during stressful thermal events, a new study has found.

Wing Waves tap motion of Ocean

Experts are testing a new technology to convert energy produced by oceanic waves into electricity.