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Bleaching hits coral reefs faster

16 January, 2018 – Coral reefs have always lived near the edge. Now, thanks to global warming, life there is five times more precarious.

Rising seas may bring more superstorms

27 October, 2017 – Superstorms as severe as Sandy, the monster which swamped New York City in 2012, could become more frequent because of rising sea levels.

Oceans could offer a wind-powered world

25 October, 2017 – Deep-water turbines could make a wind-powered world possible, scientists say, generating all the energy human civilisation uses today.

High marine extinction risk by 2100

7 October, 2017 – If marine extinction is not a reality for many species by the end of this century, scientists say, it will certainly be a strong probability.

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Global warming ‘hiatus’ is over

2 October, 2017 – The Pacific Ocean has reached the end of a period of cooler temperatures, signalling the termination of the so-called pause in global warming.

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US faces higher risk of floods

25 September, 2017 − The US Atlantic coast faces the prospect of more frequent floods due to the double whammy of rising sea levels and sinking coastal lands.

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Glacial melt will wreck ecosystems

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.

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