15 September, 2017 – The alarming rate of glacial shrinkage worldwide threatens our current way of life, from biodiversity to tourism, hydropower to clean water supply.
11 September, 2017 – ‘Most realistic ocean warming experiment to date’ reveals that even an apparently insignificant rise in temperature doubles the growth of life on Antarctic seabed.
12 August, 2017 – Suddenly marine hotspots are raising sea levels in the eastern US. It may not be a permanent hazard – but it is a warning.
11 August, 2017 – The deep past has cruel lessons for the near future, for example how ocean oxygen depletion can stifle the marine world. It could recur.
29 July, 2017 – Ocean cycles help to determine US drought and fire risk in several western states, with global warming adding to their severity.
24 July, 2017 – Timber rots, cement crumbles, metal corrodes: plastics are there for ever. By 2050 there could be 12 billion tonnes in the world’s landfills.
23 July, 2017 – Balmy moments are happening more often in the Arctic winter. Blame this warmer Arctic on stormy weather, say scientists.
17 June – Canadian scientists have to think again as unusual Arctic warmth puts shipping at risk and icebergs freeze climate research plans.
13 June, 2017 – As the seas rise, US cities can expect a varied flood risk: some will have more of the worst floods, others more frequent familiar inundations.
7 June, 2017 – Marine reserves can give protection against the impacts of climate change to both sea life and land-dwelling species, including humans.
22 May, 2017 – The world’s second largest ice shelf is in danger of shrinking dramatically within a few decades as the Southern Ocean continues to warm.