Oceans

  1. Oceans

    Greenland Sea warming faster than world ocean

    Deep water temperature of Greenland Sea rises 0.3 degrees Celsius in 30 years.

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  2. Oceans

    Glacier melt causes large fraction of sea level rise

    From 2003 to 2009, thawing ice nearly as large a contributor to oceans as massive sheets at poles, researchers find in new analysis.

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  3. Oceans

    Life found deep below Antarctic ice

    Lake buried under 800 meters of ice hosts cells, researchers find.

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  4. Oceans

    Soundings

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  5. Oceans

    Director’s exploration of the abyss goes deeper than Hollywood glitz

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  6. Oceans

    Synthetic lint ends up in oceans

    Microplastics from clothes and other consumer products evade sewage treatment and end up on beaches, studies find.

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  7. Earth

    Simulation tracks ocean’s missing heat

    Climate scientists suggest energy is buried deep undersea or released to space.

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  8. Animals

    Lionfish no match for big groupers

    Despite its invasive success, the lionfish can't withstand grouper appetites.

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  9. Microbes

    Gulf floor fouled by bacterial oil feast

    Observations may explain the widespread mortality of sediment-dwelling animals.

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  10. Science & Society

    Methane from BP spill goes missing

    Latest sampling suggests either that microbes have already devoured the most abundant hydrocarbon produced by the leak — or that researchers have simply lost track of it.

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  11. Environment

    Gases dominate Gulf’s subsea plumes

    Shipboard experiments in June show that natural gas dominates the Gulf oil plumes and that its components are the favorite choice of microbes.

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  12. Science & Society

    Placement of marine reserves is key

    A study finds that focusing on the heaviest-fished areas can help meet conservation goals.

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