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How saving the ozone layer in 1987 slowed global warming
It may have been an accidental side effect but new research shows that when the world's nations signed the Montreal Protocol in 1987 to ban CFCs and save the ozone layer they also signed an agreement that has already done more to slow global warming than the Kyoto Protocol. (2019-12-06)
Scientists have spotted new compounds with herbicidal potential from sea fungus
Scientists of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and the G.B. (2019-12-06)
Lights on fishing nets save turtles and dolphins
Placing lights on fishing nets reduces the chances of sea turtles and dolphins being caught by accident, new research shows. (2019-12-05)
NASA analyzes Kammuri's heavy rainfall    
NASA provided analyses of Typhoon Kammuri's heavy rainfall on its track through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean using the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite. (2019-12-05)
Can Arctic 'ice management' combat climate change?
According to a much-debated geo-engineering approach, both sea-ice retreat and global warming could be slowed by using millions of wind-powered pumps, drifting in the sea ice, to promote ice formation during the Arctic winter. (2019-12-05)
NASA tracking Tropical Storm 06A through Arabian Sea
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Arabian Sea and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm 06A, now renamed Tropical Storm Pawan. (2019-12-05)
Call for cooperation as 'blue boats' rob Pacific reefs
A flotilla of Vietnamese fishing boats with crews suffering in harsh conditions is stripping Pacific coral reefs of seafood as the poaching escalates to become an international human rights and security issue. (2019-12-04)
NASA finds wind shear battering tropical cyclone 07A
NASA's Aqua satellite found that wind shear was tearing at Tropical Storm 07A in the Arabian Sea. (2019-12-04)
Suomi NPP satellite finds Kammuri weakening in South China Sea
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the South China Sea and provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Kammuri on Dec. (2019-12-04)
NASA sees Tropical Storm 06A maintaining strength
NASA's Aqua satellite found some powerful storms in Tropical Storm 06A as it moved through the Arabian Sea toward Somalia. (2019-12-04)
How do world's smallest sea turtles become stranded in Cape Cod?
A computational analysis has surfaced new insights into the wind and water conditions that cause Kemp's ridley sea turtles to become stranded on beaches in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. (2019-12-04)
Gulf of Mexico coral reefs to protect from storm surge in the future -- But will they?
LSU researcher Kristine DeLong uses 120,000-year-old fossils to predict how Gulf of Mexico coral reefs will respond to climate change toward the end of this century. (2019-12-04)
Compound eyes: The visual apparatus of today's horseshoe crabs goes back 400 million years
The extinct sea scorpion species Jaekelopterus rhenaniae had eyes comparable to those of today's horseshoe crabs. (2019-12-03)
Finnish rivers transport carbon to the Baltic Sea at an increasing rate
The amount of carbon transported via Finnish rivers to the Baltic Sea has risen substantially in the past few decades. (2019-12-03)
Great Barrier Reef study shows how reef copes with rapid sea-level rise
A survey of coral reef cores on the Great Barrier Reef has revealed how it has responded to recent periods of rapid sea-level rise. (2019-12-03)
NASA-NOAA satellite finds development of tropical cyclone 06A
Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed that a tropical depression in the Arabian Sea has consolidated and organized despite facing wind shear. (2019-12-03)
NASA finds second tropical system develops in Arabian Sea
Tropical Storm 07A has developed in the eastern Arabian Sea, one day after Tropical Storm 06A developed in the western part of the sea. (2019-12-03)
Evidence: Antarctica's thinning ice shelves causing more ice to move from land into sea
New study provides the first evidence that thinning ice shelves around Antarctica are causing more ice to move from the land into the sea. (2019-12-02)
Drone images show Greenland ice sheet becoming more unstable as it fractures
The world's second-largest ice sheet, and the single largest contributor to global sea-level rise, is potentially becoming unstable because of fractures developing in response to faster ice flow and more meltwater forming on its surface. (2019-12-02)
Antarctic ice sheets could be at greater risk of melting than previously thought
Antarctica is the largest reservoir of ice on Earth -- but new research by the University of South Australia suggests it could be at greater risk of melting than previously thought. (2019-12-01)
The Eurasian continent remembers and amplifies cold waves as the Arctic warms
Cold waves triggered by sea ice loss in the Arctic are memorized in the Eurasian Continent, amplifying cooling in the winters to follow, according to a joint research team between Hokkaido University and Niigata University in Japan. (2019-11-29)
Clown fish survival depends on environment more than genetics
Clown fish are unable to genetically adapt to changes in their environment. (2019-11-27)
New modeling will shed light on policy decisions' effect on migration from sea level rise
A new modeling approach can help researchers, policymakers and the public better understand how policy decisions will influence human migration as sea levels rise around the globe. (2019-11-26)
Satellite tracking Guam's Tropical Storm Kammuri
The National Weather Service in Guam has posted warnings as Tropical Storm Kammuri lingers nearby. (2019-11-26)
A study compares how water is managed in Spain, California and Australia
Legislative changes in these three regions always come about due to drought crises but they show important differences. (2019-11-25)
NASA imagery indicates a dissipating Kalmaegi  
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression Kalmaegi in the South China Sea as it was dissipating. (2019-11-21)
NASA tracks typhoon Kalmaegi affecting northern Philippines
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Kalmaegi as it moved into the Luzon Strait and continued to affect the northern Philippines. (2019-11-20)
NASA observes tropical storm Fung-Wong organize
As Tropical Depression 28W continued organizing and developing into Tropical Storm Fung-Wong in the Philippine Sea, NASA's Aqua satellite provided data on the storm to forecasters. (2019-11-20)
Deep-sea bacteria copy their neighbors' diet
A new group of symbiotic bacteria in deep-sea mussels surprises with the way they fix carbon: They use the Calvin cycle to turn carbon into tasty food. (2019-11-19)
NASA tracks Typhoon Kalmaegi affecting Northern Philippines
NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Kalmaegi as it moved into the Luzon Strait and continued to affect the northern Philippines. (2019-11-19)
New danger for corals in warming oceans: Metal pollution
Metal copper from agricultural runoff and marine paint leaching from boat hulls poses an emerging threat to soft coral sea fans in the waters around Puerto Rico. (2019-11-19)
Bursting the bubble: Revealing tasty genetic secrets of gigantic single-celled creatures
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) recently unveiled key information about gene expression in sea grapes, which could help shed light on the evolution of sea grape morphology and help Okinawan farmers improve cultivation of umi-budo. (2019-11-19)
NASA looks at Tropical Depression Kalmaegi's water vapor concentration
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Philippine Sea, water vapor data provided information about the intensity of Tropical Depression Kalmaegi. (2019-11-15)
Typhoons and marine eutrophication are probably the missing source of organic nitrogen in ecosystems
Atmospheric nitrogen deposition has a significant impact on both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and alterations in its level will significantly affect the productivity and stability of an ecosystem. (2019-11-14)
UNH researchers find climate change and turf seaweed causing 'patchy' seascape
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire find environmental developments caused by climate change are contributing to the transformation of the seafloor to a lower, more patchy seascape dominated by shrub-like seaweed which could impact species habitats and the structure of the food web. (2019-11-14)
Going with the floe: Sea ice movements trace dynamics transforming the new Arctic
UC Riverside-led research is the first to use MODIS satellite imagery to understand long-term ocean movements from sea ice dynamics. (2019-11-14)
Explosion in Tianjin Port enhanced atmospheric nitrogen deposition over the Bohai Sea
In August 2015, a serious explosion occurred in Tianjin Port, leaving at least 50 dead and hundreds injured. (2019-11-13)
Spot the difference: Two identical-looking bird species with very different genes
While reports of species going extinct are sadly becoming common, an international team of scientists has identified a new species of bird living on the Southern coast of China, that diverged from their Northern relatives around half a million years ago. (2019-11-13)
NASA finds heavy rainfall along Central Philippine Coast from Tropical Depression Kalmaegi
Tropical Depression Kalmaegi continues moving west through the Philippine Sea and toward a landfall in the east central Philippines. (2019-11-13)
Getting glued in the sea
New bio-inspired hydrogels can act like superglue in highly ionic environments such as seawater, overcoming issues in currently available marine adhesives. (2019-11-12)
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