The Naw Magazine

By p1r8t3 | This is the official "Naw" magazine. The purpose of this magazine is to educate ourselves and the general public with up-to-date articles and news about the Environment, the Ocean, and Creatures that roam this earth. To know more about the Naw Movement just visit us at www.naw.ae

Oil from sunken Iranian tanker spreads over 100 sq km of East China Sea

Satellite imaging shows four large slicks spreading amid concerns for the marine ecosystem<p>Oil from an Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea has diffused into four separate slicks, covering a combined area of just over 100 square kms (39 square miles), Chinese authorities said late on …

Environment

Our Choking Oceans

New study shows massive spread of oxygen-depleted waters around the world<p>At several points in the earth’s past the oceans have given up their oxygen …

Oceans

Strange creatures of the ocean deep

Freezing temperatures, crushing pressure and total darkness make the deepest parts of the world's oceans inhospitable places to live. Still, they are …

Oceans

12 Bizarre Events From The World Which Prove That We’ve Done Some Serious Damage To The Planet

<b>For decades, we have been told that climate is changing and this change will cause serious irreversible damage to the Earth's ecosystem.</b> But it seems …

Climate Change

Amazing moment hero whale saves snorkeler from shark by hiding her under giant fin while pushing her to safety

This is the heart-stopping moment a giant 50,000-pound humpback whale protected an unsuspecting snorkeler from a SHARK by pushing her through the …

Oceans

Declining oxygen in the global ocean and coastal waters

Structured Abstract<p>BACKGROUND<p>Oxygen concentrations in both the open ocean and coastal waters have been declining since at least the middle of the …

Climate Change

Ocean plastic killing marine turtles

Hundreds of marine turtles die every year after getting tangled in trash – such as plastic ‘six pack’ holders and discarded fishing gear – in oceans …

Oceans

Due To The Extremely Cold Weather In US, Sharks & Turtles Are Freezing To Death

We all have been reading about how cold it is in the US right now and every single piece of news from that region is bringing in equal amounts of …

Oceans

Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn

Areas starved of oxygen in open ocean and by coasts have soared in recent decades, risking dire consequences for marine life and humanity<p>Ocean dead zones with zero oxygen have quadrupled in size since 1950, scientists have warned, while the number of very low oxygen sites near coasts have …

Oceans

We Ignore Urgent Global Warnings at Our Peril

A year ago, we revisited the 1992 "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity." Signed by a majority of Nobel laureates in sciences at the time and more …

Climate

Scientists find surprising evidence of rapid changes in the Arctic

To their surprise, the research team found that radium-228 concentrations in the central Arctic Ocean had increased substantially since measurements …

Climate Change

Trump plan to shrink ocean monuments threatens vital ecosystems, experts warn

Ryan Zinke has recommended three major marine monuments be reduced to allow greater commercial fishing, prompting anguish from environmental groups<p>The Trump administration’s plan to shrink four land-based national monuments has provoked howls of anguish from environmental groups, Native American …

Oceans

Scientists Discover Sharks Living Inside An Active Volcano

(Image Link)<p>Sharks can be scary as hell when encountered while swimming around in the ocean, so imagine how terrifying it would be to come across …

Oceans

Ancient Cave in China Filled With 45,000-Year-Old Stone Tools and Animal Bones, New Excavation Reveals

Archaeologists have recovered thousands of artifacts from a cave in Xinjiang (an autonomous region of northern China) including stone tools, bronze …

Anthropology

Toyota wants to change the world with Mirai, its new hydrogen car

The fourth-generation Toyota Prius is manufactured at the company's Tsutsumi plant, a few kilometres south-east of Nagoya, around 100 minutes from …

Alternative Fuel

Bali Declared a “Garbage Emergency” After Tons of Trash Washed Up on Beaches

Rubbish collectors using heavy equipment to clear plastic rubbish on Bali’s Kuta beach CREDIT: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP<p><b>If you’ve been to Bali, you’ve</b> …

Beaches

Freeway pollution travels farther than we thought. Here's how to protect yourself

If anyone knows where to find refuge from air pollution near Los Angeles freeways, it’s Suzanne Paulson.<p>The UCLA atmospheric chemistry professor has spent years studying how invisible plumes of dirty air from car- and truck-choked roadways spread into surrounding neighborhoods — increasing …

Pollution

'It's shocking, it's horrendous': Ellen MacArthur's fight against plastic

She broke the solo record for sailing round the world, but now she is dedicating her life to an even greater challenge – saving it from the destructive tide of plastic pollution<p>Trophies from her past glories as a competitive yachtswoman are placed discreetly around the 16th-century building on the …

Recycling

This Wildlife Photographer Waits Over a Week for the ‘Perfect Shot’

Wildlife photography often requires a great deal of patience, and one photographer who has mastered the art of waiting is Belgian wildlife …

Sweden

The Cities of the Future Could Be Built From Mushrooms

Nearly everything about the small block says “wood”: its texture, appearance, sturdiness, and color are like an especially high-quality piece of …

Sustainability

This Should Freak Everyone Out: The Arctic Will Never Be Frozen Again

<i>This story was originally published by</i> Grist<i> and is reproduced here as part of the</i> Climate Desk <i>collaboration.</i>Last week, at a New Orleans conference …

Climate Change

Mysterious double 'whirlpools' are popping up in the ocean

These rare masses of water may capture small critters while on the move.<p>Scientists have spotted a bizarre phenomenon reeling through the southern seas: linked swirls of water that resemble giant whirlpools spinning in opposite directions.<p>Rotating masses of water called eddies are common in the …

Oceans

To Keep Plastic Out Of The Ocean, Companies Are Starting To Add It To Their Products

Dell and Trek Bikes, among others, are working on building out a supply chain of ocean-bound plastics.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking there’s nothing remarkable about the plastic packaging trays that hold new laptops inside their cardboard boxes. But this year, Dell transformed those banal objects …

Sustainability

Paleontologists confirm these ancient sea monsters once patrolled Antarctic waters

For the first time ever, scientists have discovered the 150-million-year-old remains of a well known dinosaur species in Antarctica. The discovery …

Paleontology

This Terrifying, Toothy 'Monster' Is the World's Deepest Living Predator

In the inky darkness of the ocean's abyss swims the world's deepest living superpredator: a fish with a long, eel-like body; the face of a lizard; …

Nature

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Found Tangled Up in $53 Million Worth of Cocaine

The Pablo Escobar of sea turtles.<p><b>At the end of November, the US Coast Guard found something a little strange:</b> a loggerhead sea turtle tangled up in a …

Oceans

Biologists record the machine-gun sound of the loudest known fish

Each year between February and June, the fish gather to spawn in Mexico's Colorado River Delta. The fish, a type of croaker called the Gulf corvina, meet in water as cloudy as chocolate milk. It's a reunion for the entire species, all members of which reproduce within a dozen-mile stretch of the …

Oceans

Glow in the dark sharks: new species discovered in Hawaii – and it glows

The light emitted by a new species of lanternshark, Etmopterus lailae, is camouflage and helps them to hunt, communicate and find partners<p>Earlier this year a new species of deep water shark, <i>Etmopterus lailae</i>, was discovered in waters surrounding the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific …

Only 450 North Atlantic Right Whales Exist in World — We Must Save Them Now!

“Save the Whales” has been a campaign slogan for decades in the fight for animal rights, and it is just as relevant today as it was before. There are …