18 May, 2018 – Hurricane forces are accelerating, and devastating floods can be linked to warmer oceans. But climate change is not the only factor.
17 May, 2018 – The kelp forests – those towering submarine tangles of brown seaweeds – may not survive the steady change of ocean chemistry.
9 May, 2018 – People on low-lying coral atolls need not wait until the rising seas lap at their feet. It’s the island freshwater that is first at risk.
30 April, 2018 – British and American scientists are joining forces to research the melting of an Antarctic glacier in what they are calling a race against time.
27 April, 2018 – Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the ice can only hold these indestructible pollutants for so long.
26 April, 2018 – Changes in Arctic currents today appear to reflect similar changes thousands of years ago – in the North Pacific. Scientists think they may be linked.
25 April, 2018 – US scientists have good news about prospects for coral survival on one of the world’s great reefs, threatened by climate change.
12 April, 2018 – The North Atlantic currents which help to warm north-west Europe have slowed significantly since the last century, scientists confirm.
9 April, 2018 – Marine pollution from ships’ engines is adding significantly to greenhouse gas emissions, and is growing. But global pressure for change is growing too.
30 March, 2018 – Spells of Arctic warming have always come in fits and starts, but the current winter’s record-breaking extremes are puzzling scientists.
21 March, 2018 – Runaway climate change will alter the pattern of ocean productivity and circulation and play perhaps irreversible havoc with fish catches.