marine science

Clues to what’s happening to Antarctica’s ice-sheets – and the world’s sea levels – can be found 127,000 years in the past.

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The global sea level rise due to the melting ice poses a serious threat to low-lying coastal areas including those in the tropics.

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Not all Antarctic sea ice is the same. And the finer details are what scientists need to know more about to understand its impact on the climate system.

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Marine heatwaves are occurring more frequently, but what exactly are they?

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Marine heatwaves are becoming more frequent under global warming and this is having a significant impact on species’ ability to recover.

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On the ocean floor, robots will gather the rocks and suction pipes and hydraulic lifts will transport these to a surface vessel.

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Deep sea mining is about to get the green light and companies itching to exploit it have a head start on authorities.

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Beyond any country’s jurisdiction, relatively little is known about the high seas and the life it contains. As high sea activities ramp up that needs to change.

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Restoring kelp forests to sustain the vital role they play in the blue economy will require people rethinking their relationship with the ocean.

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Floating cities are emerging as a possible solution for residents of many of the world’s sinking megacities, if they can be built and operated sustainably.

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