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Life in the Water

Dive into the latest news about how climate change is shaping the future of life in the water, and all the animals and plants that rely on the oceans around the world.

Oysters can act as a 'living breakwater' to provide flood defence.

Using Oysters as a Flood Defence Strategy

The climate crisis is causing rising sea levels and increasing amounts of flooding. Among a number of natural strategies for […]

microplastics fish nile

Microplastics Have Been Found in Fish in the Nile River

Scientists in Egypt have found that a large number of fish in the Nile river contain microplastics in their bodies. […]

ocean deoxygenation

What Is Ocean Deoxygenation And Can We Stop It?

Oceans cover around two-thirds of the Earth’s surface and produce at least half of the oxygen we breathe. But human […]

whales global warming

Whales Are the Rainforests of the Sea!

At least 1 500 large whales are killed every year, even though commercial whaling is banned. This is a massive […]

kelp forests

What are Kelp Forests and How Do They Help the Planet?

Kelp is a type of underwater plant. It is long and brown – a bit like seaweed, but much bigger. […]

polar bears extinct

Polar Bears Could Go Extinct by 2100

Scientists predict that most polar bears could become extinct by 2100 because of climate change. They add that even if […]

blue whales

Blue Whales are Making a Comeback in the Atlantic

A large number of blue whales have been discovered by scientists near the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia after years […]

Clownfish

Clownfish Unable to Adapt to the Climate Crisis, Scientists Say

Clownfish are incredibly sensitive to small changes in their environment. The warming ocean temperature, expected to rise by 3°C at […]

Jellyfish are thriving due to climate change induced ocean warming.

Not Feeling the Heat: Jellyfish Thriving in Warm Waters

As the ocean warms, more marine species are under threat. However, one species flourishing in the warm waters caused by […]

The Great Barrier Reef

How Can The Great Barrier Reef Be Saved?

Coral reefs are one of the planet’s most threatened ecosystems, as they are directly affected by warming ocean temperatures. The […]

Oysters can act as a 'living breakwater' to provide flood defence.

Using Oysters as a Flood Defence Strategy

The climate crisis is causing rising sea levels and increasing amounts of flooding. Among a number of natural strategies for […]

kelp forests

What are Kelp Forests and How Do They Help the Planet?

Kelp is a type of underwater plant. It is long and brown – a bit like seaweed, but much bigger. […]

albatrosses illegal fishing

Albatrosses Help Locate Illegal Fishing Boats

Scientists have turned albatrosses into ocean spies by placing special radar tracking devices on them. The albatrosses, which spend weeks […]

polar bears extinct

Polar Bears Could Go Extinct by 2100

Scientists predict that most polar bears could become extinct by 2100 because of climate change. They add that even if […]

microplastics fish nile

Microplastics Have Been Found in Fish in the Nile River

Scientists in Egypt have found that a large number of fish in the Nile river contain microplastics in their bodies. […]

ocean deoxygenation

What Is Ocean Deoxygenation And Can We Stop It?

Oceans cover around two-thirds of the Earth’s surface and produce at least half of the oxygen we breathe. But human […]

chinese fishing galapagos

Chinese Fishing Ships in the Galapagos Are Threatening Sea Life

Ecuador is watching a group of over 300 Chinese fishing vessels in the waters surrounding the Galapagos Islands, just outside […]

whales global warming

Whales Are the Rainforests of the Sea!

At least 1 500 large whales are killed every year, even though commercial whaling is banned. This is a massive […]

mauritius oil spill

Oil Spill in Mauritius Threatens Wildlife

On July 29, a ship crashed into a coral reef off the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, spilling over 1 […]

new emperor penguin colonies

New Penguin Colonies Have Been Discovered in Antarctica

A new study using satellite images has discovered 11 previously unknown emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica. This discovery increases the number […]

carbon cycle ocean

What is the Carbon Cycle in the Ocean?

Carbon is an important chemical element; all life on Earth is made from it. Human activity is disrupting the normal […]

coral reefs

What are Coral Reefs and How Can They be Saved?

When you put on a snorkelling mask and swim around in the warm water, not only can you see fish […]

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