Extreme warmth due to man-made greenhouse gases causing coral bleaching, rapid Arctic sea ice melt and early disappearance of snow
Corals survived bleaching in the past as gradual warming gave time to adapt. That’s not so certain in the future
NEWS: Greens, scientists brand leases for $22bn Adani mine irresponsible in face of whitening Great Barrier Reef
NEWS: Experiments in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef show destructive impact of carbon dioxide dissolved in seawater
INTERVIEW: British scientist Jamie Craggs hopes pioneering project could protect delicate coral organisms from global warming and ocean acidification
NEWS: Climate ambassador of tiny island nation hails innovative debt swap in return for agreement to safeguard vast area of sea
NEWS: Abnormally warm Pacific waters are playing havoc with global weather and could surpass 1997-98 record, says UN agency
NEWS: Alliance of vulnerable states remind weak UN climate deal might be “worse than no deal at all” as session gets off to rocky start
NEWS: Climate change and El Nino are wreaking ecological destruction across the world’s oceans, marine scientists confirm
NEWS: US President announces two marine sanctuaries, illegal fishing curbs as conservation summit in Chile begins
NEWS: ‘Underwater rainforests’ that buffer coastlines from storms on track for ‘full-fledged bleaching event’ as die-offs loom
Up to 83% of birds, 66% of amphibians and 70% of corals are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change says the International Union for Conservation of Nature
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New research examining marine reserves on the Great Barrier Reef use DNA evidence to discover how far they go in helping to sustain fisheries.
This week’s photo of the week comes from the ocean depths in Bali’s coral reefs.