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Climate change is altering the world’s watery expanses in a number of ways, with serious knock-on effects for the ocean’s plants and animals, according...

Marine ‘hotspots’ under dual threat from climate change and fishing

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Scientists solve ocean ‘carbon sink’ puzzle

The oceans are a hugely important “carbon sink”, helping absorb CO2 emissions from human activities. Without them, CO2 would accumulate more quickly in the...

Guest post: Press complaints process is ‘exercise in futility’ for scientists

This is a comment article authored by two scientists who have made complaints to regulators about coverage of climate science in the media. The...

Ocean data upgrade confirms pace of recent warming

Every day, thousands of measurements of the Earth’s temperature are taken across the world by weather stations, ships, satellites, floating buoys and weather balloons. Scientists...

Arctic summer sea ice to disappear with 2C warming, study says

A new study, published in Science, pinpoints the direct relationship between carbon emissions and the amount of Arctic sea ice melt they cause as...

Clouds dampened warming since 1980s, study shows

A new study helps unravel one of the biggest uncertainties for scientists making climate change projections – how clouds will be affected as the...

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