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Increasing stability decreases ocean productivity, reduces carbon burial

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New estimates for the rise in sea levels due to ice sheet mass loss...

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Larger variability in sea level expected as Earth warms

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Widespread electric vehicle adoption would save billions of dollars, thousands of lives

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New study reveals strength of the deep ocean circulation in the South Atlantic

Oceanographers have for the first time described the daily variability of the circulation of key deep currents in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Past evidence supports complete loss of Arctic sea-ice by 2035

A new study supports predictions that the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.

Personal connections key to climate adaptation

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Ocean heatwaves dramatically shift habitats

Marine heatwaves across the world's oceans can displace habitat for sea turtles, whales, and other marine life by 10s to thousands of kilometers. They...

Geoengineering is just a partial solution to fight climate change

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