Communities of zooplankton – microscopic drifting animals that underpin marine ecosystems – are migrating poleward in response to climate change,... Read More
Global surface temperatures in 2019 are on track to be either the second or third warmest since records began in the mid-1800s, behind only 2016 and... Read More
An unprecedented spell of marine heat in Shark Bay, Australia, caused bottlenose dolphin numbers to decline for the following six years, a study... Read More
Arctic sea ice has reached its maximum extent for the year, peaking at 14.78m square kilometres (sq km) on 13 March. It is the joint seventh smallest... Read More
Warming of the world’s oceans has caused the total amount of fish that can be caught sustainably to fall by an average of 4% globally since the... Read More
A widely reported study in 2016 that suggested Antarctica could add more than a metre to sea levels by 2100 was likely an “overestimate”, new... Read More
An international research programme has uncovered data that could transform scientists’ understanding of the Atlantic Ocean current – a... Read More
The climate data for 2018 is now mostly in, though the ongoing shutdown of the US government has caused some datasets to be delayed. ... Read More
Dr Lijing Cheng is an associate professor at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics in China; Prof John Abraham is a professor in the School of... Read More
In a year dominated by events such as Brexit, royal weddings, the Salisbury poisonings, US Supreme Court nominations and the World Cup, there was... Read More
Since satellite records of sea ice began in the 1970s, the world’s poles have shown a contrasting picture. While Arctic sea ice levels have fallen... Read More
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