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Climate Change Has Quadrupled Ocean ‘Dead Zones,’ Researchers Warn

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Sat, 01/06/2018 (All day)

The size of oxygen-starved ocean “dead zones,” where plants and animals struggle to survive, has increased fourfold around the world, according to a new scientific analysis.

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As Mass Coral Bleaching Occurs More Frequently, Hopes For Recovery Fade, Study Finds

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Fri, 01/05/2018 (All day)

Mass coral bleaching events are happening far more frequently than in the past, giving some of the world’s most majestic and fragile ecosystems almost no time to recover, according to a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science.

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Third Time’s a Disaster: Latest Coral Bleaching Hits Reefs Worldwide

Published: 
Mon, 10/12/2015 (All day)

Scientists have confirmed that for only the third time ever recorded, bleaching is hitting coral reefs on a global scale.

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The Disaster We’ve Wrought on the World’s Oceans May Be Irrevocable

Published: 
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:47am
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Water

In the great halls of La Boqueria, Barcelona’s central market, tourists, foodies and cooks gather every day to marvel at the fresh food, like pilgrims at the site of a miracle. The chief shrines are the fish counters, where thousands of sea creatures making up dozens of species gleam pink and gray on mounds of ice.