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UN Climate Talks to ‘Build Bridges’

Photo: UNFCCC, 2014

UN Climate Talks to ‘Build Bridges’

Source: AFP/Mariette Le Roux - October 23, 2014

Paris (AFP) - Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global more…

West Wales Could Become the Wreck Diving Capital of the World

Photo: John Liddiard

West Wales Could Become the Wreck Diving Capital of the World

Source: WalesOnline/Robin Turner - October 23, 2014

Forget Florida, Sri Lanka, Israel and North Carolina, West Wales could become the wreck diving capital of the world with more than 1,000 shipwrecks off more…

Ocean Value Could Drop by $1 Trillion due to Acidification

Photo: It's More Fun in the Philippines

Ocean Value Could Drop by $1 Trillion due to Acidification

Source: Climate Wire/Jennifer Huizen - October 23, 2014

This month, the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity released a report updating the impacts of ocean acidification on marine life. This time, it put estimated more…

Phytoplankton, the Ocean’s Carbon Pumps

Photo: ESA

Phytoplankton, the Ocean’s Carbon Pumps

Source: Phys.org/Weizmann Institute of Science - October 23, 2014

When we talk about global carbon fixation – "pumping" carbon out of the atmosphere and fixing it into organic molecules by photosynthesis – proper measurement more…

Global Partnership for the Oceans

Global Partnership for the Oceans

Source: World Ocean Radio/Peter Neill - October 23, 2014

World Ocean Observatory recently established an alliance with the Global Partnership for the Oceans, a growing partnership of more than 140 governments, U.N. more…

Earth on Pace for Hottest Year on Record

Source: NOAA's National Climatic Data Center

Earth on Pace for Hottest Year on Record

Source: Phys.org/Seth Borenstein - October 22, 2014

Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, U.S. meteorologists say.

That's because global heat records more…

China Installs Submerged Buoys in Western Pacific

Photo: Xinhua

China Installs Submerged Buoys in Western Pacific

Source: Bangkok Post/AFP - October 22, 2014

BEIJING - China has installed 17 sets of submerged buoys in "key marine areas" of the western Pacific Ocean, state media said, a move that more…

U.S. Arctic Envoy Draws Inspiration From 1970’s New York

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U.S. Arctic Envoy Draws Inspiration From 1970’s New York

Source: Reuters/Timothy Gardner - October 22, 2014

(Reuters) - As he contemplates dealing with crumbling shores, melting ice and other changes in the rapidly changing Arctic, Admiral Robert Papp looks back at the more…

Brunel and Abu Dhabi Teams Find Wind in Doldrums

Photo: Volvo Ocean Racing

Brunel and Abu Dhabi Teams Find Wind in Doldrums

Source: The National/Staff - October 22, 2014

The waters off the Atlantic, drifting in an expanse between the westernmost chunk of Africa and easternmost tip of South America, aren’t nicknamed the doldrums more…

Big Fish Ideas

Photo: CONAMAR Foundation/Marine Photobank

Big Fish Ideas

Source: World Ocean Radio - October 22, 2014

Fish supplies are being rapidly depleted due to overfishing, especially in the deep ocean outside of national jurisdiction. The EU has developed actions more…