Ocean pollutants 'have negative effect on male fertility'

Harbour porpoises exposed to PCBs had shrunken testicles, suggesting sperm and fertility effects.

bbcnews
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

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Giant Antarctic iceberg A68a is not done yet

It might have suffered a big break-up this week but the iceberg is still carrying substantial bulk.

bbcnews
Dec. 23, 2020 ~6 min

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Giant iceberg A68a shatters into large fragments

The giant iceberg that's been drifting through the South Atlantic experiences a major break-up.

bbcnews
Dec. 22, 2020 ~4 min

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Giant iceberg A68a has 'fender bender' moment

The huge iceberg bumps into shallow seafloor off South Georgia island and knocks off a corner.

bbcnews
Dec. 17, 2020 ~4 min

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A68a iceberg: Science mission to investigate frozen giant

Scientists will send robotic vehicles under the colossal berg drifting in the South Atlantic.

bbcnews
Dec. 15, 2020 ~7 min

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'Dog kennel' satellite returns first ocean observations

The new Sentinel satellite to track global sea-level rise is in excellent shape, say space officials.

bbcnews
Dec. 10, 2020 ~4 min

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World's biggest iceberg captured by RAF cameras

A reconnaissance flight in the South Atlantic obtains spectacular imagery of the giant iceberg A68a.

bbcnews
Dec. 5, 2020 ~3 min

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Sentinel-6: 'Dog kennel' satellite to measure sea-level rise

It may look like a dog house in space, but Sentinel-6 will make the most precise map of ocean height.

bbcnews
Nov. 21, 2020 ~7 min

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Robot boat completes three-week Atlantic mission

A UK uncrewed ocean-going vessel provides a glimpse of the future of robotic maritime operations.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Aug. 14, 2020 ~4 min

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Esa and Nasa line up satellites to measure Antarctic sea-ice

Aligning polar satellites will enable the first ever reliable maps of Antarctic sea-ice thickness.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
July 7, 2020 ~6 min

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