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First direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream

First direct evidence of ocean mixing across the Gulf Stream

New research provides the first direct evidence for the Gulf Stream blender effect, identifying a new mechanism of mixing water across the swift-moving current. The results have important implications for weather, climate and fisheries because ocean mixing plays a critical role in these processes.

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Rising water temperatures could endanger the mating of many fish species

Rising water temperatures could endanger the mating of many fish species

In a new meta-study, experts have published ground-breaking findings on the effects of climate change for fish stock around the globe.

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Jellyfish the size of dinner plates are welcoming visitors to Northeast beaches

Jellyfish the size of dinner plates are welcoming visitors to Northeast beaches

Some beaches in the northeastern United States are dealing with more than the threat of COVID-19 this holiday weekend. They have to contend with an unwelcome visitor: the Lion’s Mane jellyfish.

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Overconsumption and growth economy key drivers of environmental crises

Overconsumption and growth economy key drivers of environmental crises

Researchers, led by a UNSW sustainability scientist, have reviewed existing academic discussions on the link between wealth, economy and associated impacts, reaching a clear conclusion: technology will only get us so far when working towards sustainability—we need far-reaching lifestyle changes and different economic paradigms.

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Smooth handfish extinction marks a sad milestone

Smooth handfish extinction marks a sad milestone

For the first time the IUCN Red List has officially declared a marine fish alive in modern times to be extinct.

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How global regulators are selling out the world’s largest tuna

How global regulators are selling out the world’s largest tuna

Detachment from life at sea is ingrained and widespread. To consent to the treatment of fish as nothing more than commodities is a stark example of speciesism, which assumes that humans — and especially the most privileged among us — are the center of the universe.

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Carpet shell clams reveal high levels of pollution in several coastal lagoons in Tunisia

Carpet shell clams reveal high levels of pollution in several coastal lagoons in Tunisia

Transitional waters, those situated between land and the sea, such as lagoons and estuaries, are more exposed to human activity and these waters are slowly refreshed, meaning that their ecosystems are more vulnerable to pollution. Also, there is evidence for the relationship between a rise in temperature and a greater level of pollution

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Trump signs order to waive environmental reviews for key projects

Trump signs order to waive environmental reviews for key projects

Trump signed an executive order Thursday instructing agencies to waive long-standing environmental laws to speed up federal approval for new mines, highways, pipelines and other projects given the current economic emergency. Declaring an economic emergency lets the president invoke a section of federal law allowing “action with significant environmental impact” without observing normal requirements imposed by laws

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Scientists tackle starfish plagues on endangered Great Barrier Reef

Scientists tackle starfish plagues on endangered Great Barrier Reef

Crown-of-thorns starfish are the second biggest threat to the already endangered Great Barrier Reef — the world’s largest coral reef system, right behind tropical cyclones. Over the past decades, they have attacked the reefs in waves of outbreaks.

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