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Arctic warming happening faster than previously thought, report says

An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought.<p>And if it all sounds interesting but a little far removed from southern concerns, David Barber has news for you.<p>"There are very clear …

Climate Change

Blue Planet II episode highlights how plastic is killing our precious sea creatures

Blue Planet II’s latest episode focuses on how plastic is having a devastating effect on the ocean and slowly poisoning our sea creatures.<p>Episode four of the acclaimed documentary series, Big Blue, presented by Sir David Attenborough, features a heart-wrenching segment on a hawksbill turtle tangled …

Oceans

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

Oceans

Scientists warn: Soon it will be too late to save Earth

More than 15,000 scientists in 184 countries have signed a letter urging the world to address major environmental concerns. “Soon it will be too late …

Climate

We’re Not Even Talking About Some of the Most Devastating Effects of Climate Change

Climate change isn’t just going to sink our cities, obscure our skylines and stars with pollution, melt glaciers and make our oceans more acidic. It …

Climate Change

Pacific threat: 80 percent of fish set to be wiped out as ocean temperatures surge

Pacific Island nations are expected to lose 50 to 80 percent of fish species by the end of the century.<p>The alarming number was published in a study …

Climate Change

15,000 Scientists Sign A 'Warning To Humanity' About How We Are Destroying The Planet

Thousands of scientists from all around the world have come together to issue another “warning to humanity” about the unprecedented threats that we …

Climate

Trump Trades In Steak For Shark Fin Soup In Vietnam

The dish, a delicacy in some countries, has been linked to severe animal cruelty.<p>President Donald Trump reportedly dined on shark fin soup during a meal in Vietnam.<p>The dish, which is considered an expensive delicacy in some countries, has prompted a widespread outcry from environmental groups for …

Donald Trump

These crabs can grow up to 3 feet - and hunt birds, a biologist's video proves

There's a theory that giant crabs overwhelmed Amelia Earhart, dismembered her and carried her bones underground.<p>Speculative, at best. Sounds crazy, we know.<p>But so has almost every other horrifying rumor about the so-called coconut crabs - until science inevitably proves them true.<p>They grow to the …

Nature

Oceans Might Become More Seltzer-Like in the Future

Climate change’s spike up in carbon dioxide means that oceans—which cover 71 percent of Earth’s surface—are going to change.<p>“I have to admit, we’re …

Climate Change

Deep-sea fisherman shares amazing photos of bizarre, frightening fish

Russian deep-sea fisherman Roman Fedortsov works on a giant trawler that combs the depths of the Atlantic Ocean. Fedortsov regularly comes across astonishing creatures that have been pulled out of the water, and he shares photos on his Twitter account, which has amassed more than 100,000 …

Oceans

Not Your Daddy’s Farm

When you imagine a farm, this is probably the last thing you’d think of… and that’s precisely its appeal! Called Lotus, this floating architecture is …

Farming

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Beluga whale learns to 'talk' to pod of bottlenose dolphins

A beluga whale living in captivity with a pod of bottlenose dolphins has learned their language of whistles and clicks, scientists believe.<p>The four-year-old whale was moved to live with dolphins in the Koktebel dolphinarium in Crimea, in 2013 but initially struggled to communicate with her new tank …

Biological Species

Scientists catch prehistoric shark while researching ways to 'minimise unwanted catches'

The frilled shark - Chlamydoselachus anguineus - is one of the oldest animals on earth.<p>It has been roaming the bottom of the sea for 80 million …

Oceans

Why we need a plastic deposit refund system

Plastic

Half of Hawaii's Coral Bleached in One Year

Heatwaves and the resulting increase in sea temperatures caused more than half of Hawaii’s coral to bleach over a one-year period.<p>The data was just …

Oceans

National Climate Report Finds Virtually ALL Global Temperature Rise Since 1950 Caused By Human Activity

The National Climate Report is an annual assessment mandated by Congress. This year's report has just been released and it contains this stunning …

Climate Change

What happens when whales die?

The descent<p>Decay sets in soon after the death of a whale, as the insides begin to decompose. The animal then expands with gas and sometimes floats up …

Oceans

Terrawatch: the rivers taking plastic to the oceans

Just 10 river systems transport more than 90% of all plastic waste to the world’s seas, new research shows<p>Every minute one rubbish lorry’s-worth of plastic is dumped into the sea. If we continue at this rate, some estimate that our oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050. So where does …

Oceans

Harrison Ford: 'We’ve got people in charge of important sh*t who don’t believe in science'

Harrison Ford may be Hollywood's most entertaining grumpy, old man. His penchant for blunt real talk, especially on topics he cares about, is …

Climate

We Now Know Why Corals Keep Eating Plastic And It's Worrying

There's some ingredient they really like.<p>Ocean plastic is an indiscriminate hazard. It harms fish and kills seabirds, which wash up with bellies full …

Oceans

Russia investigates whether 141 dead seals starved to death

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities were investigating whether 141 Baikal earless seals starved to death after their carcasses washed up in Siberia on the shoreline of the world's deepest lake, officials said Friday.<p>The dead seals started appearing along Lake Baikal last weekend, the Irkutsk region's …

Siberia

Hundreds of Sea Turtles Found Dead Off El Salvador and No One Knows Why

Between 300 to 400 dead sea turtles were found floating seven nautical miles off the Jiquilisco Bay Biosphere Reserve in El Salvador, the country's …

Oceans

Blue Planet II: giant cannibalistic squid filmed hunting in packs for first time

First it was flying bird-eating fish.<p>Now in episode two of Blue Planet II, viewers will see terrifying footage of giant cannibalistic squid feasting on each other in the murky depths of the Pacific ocean.<p>It is the first time that any film crew has ventured 2,500 feet underwater off the Chilean …

Biological Species

Can coral reefs change with the times?

Reef-building corals and the ecosystems that they support are under threat as climate change rapidly alters the environments they have adapted to …

Oceans

POLL: Should there be a worldwide ban on the shark fin trade?

The ocean activist group Sea Shepherd says it has delivered armed Timor-Leste police on to a Chinese-owned fishing vessel in a dawn raid and is …

South-east Asia

Beluga Whale learns to speak dolphin after moving in with them

Tech & Science Dolphins Animal intelligence belugas language<p>Close

Biological Species

Thousands of Venomous Portuguese Man O’ Wars Wash Ashore in Australia: ‘It Was the Stuff Of Nightmares’

Late last week, an Australian couple stumbled upon a freaky scene in which thousands of Portuguese man o’ wars, also known as bluebottles, had washed …

Nature