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
Rising levels of CO2 in the ocean could spark blooms of toxic algae capable of causing harm to marine life and human health, a new study suggests. ... Read More
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
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
Around 50m years ago, Earth was struck by a series of short-term phases of rapid global warming, known collectively as “hyperthermals”. ... 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
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