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Latest Marine pollution Stories

New Method Measuring Marine Noise
2013-12-03 12:02:16

A team of scientists has devised a novel method for monitoring artificial marine noise in Scotland’s Moray Firth inlet.

Marine Pollution Impact On Corals Is Harsh, But They Can Recover
2013-11-26 14:24:00

A new study on coral reefs from a team of Florida and Oregon researchers has found common marine pollution doubled the rate of disease among corals and more than tripled the amount of coral bleaching, an early sign of reef stress.

Earth's Oceans In Greater Danger Than We Thought
2013-10-03 13:28:06

A panel of marine scientists claims that the Earth's oceans are under an even greater threat than previously thought.

2013-07-17 11:01:52

University of Adelaide marine biologists have found that reducing nutrient pollution in coastal marine environments should help protect kelp forests from the damaging effects of rising CO2.

2013-04-09 11:19:52

Floating plastic debris — which helps populate the infamous "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" in the Pacific Ocean — has become a problem in the Great Lakes, the largest body of fresh water in the world.

2012-10-23 21:15:21

Studies confirm that twice as much marine debris is lying on the seabed today compared to ten years ago

2012-07-19 13:43:41

A new study finds elevated levels of caffeine at several sites in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of Oregon—though not necessarily where researchers expected.

2012-03-21 14:28:38

According to a recent poll of more than 10,000 citizens from ten European countries, pollution is the primary concern of the public at large among all issues that threaten the marine environment.

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2011-08-02 10:45:00

Researchers, led by ecologist Sandra Pompa from the National Autonomous University of Mexico, have identified 20 of the most important regions of the world’s oceans and lakes that are crucial to ensuring the survival of marine mammals such as seals, whales and porpoises.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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