"Mercury that we believe had once been in the stratosphere is now in the deepest trench on Earth." Here's why that important.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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By taking fish out of the ocean that would otherwise die and sink to the bottom, fishing has a negative impact on the ocean's carbon sequestration.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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Charles Darwin's theory about the formation of atolls is elegant, but doesn't reflect key information: sea level. Researchers now correct his work.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~12 min
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Some marine animals may tolerate warming seas—but climate change could make it harder for many to find "breathable" places to live, a new study shows.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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To find sustainable foods, researchers argue we should be looking to the bottom of the ocean at things like algae, squid, seaweed, and more.
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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