The record-breaking marine heatwave in 2016 across the Great Barrier Reef has left much of the coral ecosystem at an “unprecedented” risk of... Read More
Marine heatwaves are now lasting longer and occuring more frequently across the world than in the early 20th century, a new study finds. ... Read More
The world’s mangrove forests, with their archetypal twisted roots protruding from the water surface, store more than 4bn tonnes of carbon, new... Read More
The arduous journey that king penguins must make in order to hunt fish to bring back to their young could become even longer as the climate warms,... Read More
The world’s oceans could become “uninhabitable” for cold-water corals by the end of the century as a result of ocean acidification, research... Read More
Mass coral reef bleaching events have become five times more common worldwide over the past 40 years, new research finds, with climate change playing... Read More
Some of the world’s most diverse coral reefs are found in cooler parts of the tropics. These corals may be able to adapt to rising temperatures if... Read More
Last Saturday, two dead whales washed up on the coast of Suffolk, in eastern England, and a third was spotted floating at sea. ... Read More
Global temperature rise of 2C could see Australia hit by heat extremes similar to the “angry summer” of 2012-13 in almost four out of every five... Read More
The future of the Great Barrier Reef – and other reefs around the world – will ultimately depend on how successfully we can limit ocean warming. ... Read More
The parts of the world’s oceans with the most varied mix of species are seeing the biggest impacts from a warming climate and commercial fishing, a... Read More
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