Underwater habitat at Aquarius Reef Base (photo provided to Flickr courtesy of Stephen Frink, www.stephenfrink.com/) On July 2, 2014, ocean scientists who have spent the last 31 days living in an … [Read full article]
Fabien Cousteau, ocean explorer and grandson of famed Jacques-Yves Cousteau, began a historic subsea mission on Sunday. He’s studying ocean impacts of climate change (especially acidification, which occurs as the … [Read full article]
Eating sea anemones doesn’t sound that appealing, but the Snakelocks species (Anemonia sulcata) is regularly cooked and consumed in Spain near the Gulf of Cadiz. (Ortiguillas are marinated and deep-fried … [Read full article]
Launched today by the CSIRO is the 2012 Marine Climate Change in Australia Report Card which demonstrates that climate change is having significant impacts on the marine ecosystems that border Australia. … [Read full article]
Here’s a not-so-fun but highly informative infographic I thought you could get something from. Basically, I think many of us assume that the oceans are so vast that we … [Read full article]
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).
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Some of the top climate change and environmental stories of the last day or so: Climate Science Graph of the Day: Greenland Ice Sheet Mass Changes Good info and graphs on … [Read full article]
Want to know what company not to by tuna from? Or which companies to buy from (if you can’t kick the tuna habit altogether)? Greenpeace can help you out. It’s … [Read full article]
We’ve covered coral bleaching, the devastation of coral reefs and their relationship to global warming here on Planetsave numerous times over the past few years. For clear reasons: this is … [Read full article]
Leading Australian scientists and scientific organisations have come together to call for a greater national effort to protect the countries eastern and western coastlines. The reason? Many scientists believe and … [Read full article]
Oceans in the 21st century – overfished, mismanaged, played out The world fishing fleet is now two or three times what is needed to take the available ocean catch and … [Read full article]
Scientists found unusually high levels of flame retardant in dolphin blubber. The closer the dolphins lived to downtown Miami, the more of the chemical was concentrated in them. The flame … [Read full article]
Most of Earth might be covered with water, but the large population of bipedal animals that crowd the planet’s land masses is doing its best to leave its imprint on … [Read full article]