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We can rescue global marine life, study

A new study has found several components of marine ecosystems can be rebuilt if putting efforts to address the causes of their...

First ever heat wave recorded in East Antarctica

In the past, much of East Antarctica has been spared from rapid climate warming due in part to ozone depletion.

How submarine sediment avalanches transport microplastics into the deep ocean?

Much of the macro- and microplastic in the ocean ends up on the seafloor, with some of the highest concentrations reported in...

New tools to determine climate-adaptive coral reefs

Coral reefs are home to up to one-third of global marine biodiversity and, as such, are a high conservation priority. Yet, climate...

Greenland lost 600 billion tons of ice, study

Using GRACE, GRACE-FO, a new study has tracked ice loss at the Greenland poles and found that Greenland lost 600 billion tons...

LEGO bricks could survive in the ocean for up to 1,300 years

The residence times of plastics in the oceans are obscure, mainly as a result of the durability of the material and the...

Breathing dirty air could boost the risk of obesity, study

Air pollution has a significant impact on population health and has been identified as the fifth leading risk factor for mortality worldwide....

Scientist found hospital water acts as safe sanctuary to drug-resistant bacteria

Scientists from the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani, detected the presence of drug-resistant bacteria in water samples collected from hospital...

Climate change could wipe the world’s sandy beaches by 2100

Sandy beaches occupy more than one-third of the global coastline and have a high socioeconomic value related to recreation, tourism, and ecosystem...

Climate change will disrupt existing energy systems

A simulation method to reduce the adverse influences due to climate-related uncertainties in the energy sector and guarantee robust operation of energy infrastructure during extreme climate events.