Browsing the "ocean" Tag

Climate Change Could be Producing Super El Niños

January 28th, 2014 | by Jo Borrás

By Brian Kahn Follow @blkahn The question of how global warming will influence El Niño has been a challenging one for scientists to answer. A new study suggests while the overall number of El Niños is unlikely to increase, particularly strong “super&hellip


Dolphins (10 Friday Photos)

September 23rd, 2011 | by Martyna Święcicka

Dolphins -- do you know anybody who doesn't like them? So cute, so amazing and funny -- that's what they are. What's more -- they're absolutely intelligent and talented! Can I say that they're just fabulous animals? Have any of you swum with dolphins? Can you describe this feeling for those who haven't had so much fortune to do that (yet)? I hope I will try one day!


Marine Habitat Infographic

August 23rd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Check out this super cool infographic from ReuseThisBag... which, believe it or not, sells Reusable Shopping Bags. As we've written a number of times before, there are huge garbage patches, mostly of plastic, in the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean (and other oceans). Click the image to enlarge it


Methane Will Wreak Havoc in Changing Climate

May 6th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

A two-part study investigating the impact of methane – one of the most potent of greenhouse gases – has found that millions of tonnes of methane currently frozen in sediment beneath the Arctic Ocean will wreak havoc if released into the oceans


Surfer Recycling Ocean Garbage into Surfboards

April 18th, 2011 | by Shellee Tyler

Individuals that physically interact with their outdoors environment tend to be passionate about preserving it. Hikers, conservationists, fishermen, hunters, rock climbers, and surfers are passionate about keeping their outdoor playgrounds free of pollution.


New Way to Monitor Wave Behaviour

February 1st, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Waves have provided scientists with an inexplicable mystery for centuries now, wiping away entire coastlines or ships when waves shouldn’t



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