New Analysis: Business Case for Deep Sea Mining – Highly Complicated and Widely Unproven – Doesn’t Add Up – The Ocean Foundation

Report finds extracting nodules lodged in the ocean floor is rife with technical challenges and overlooks…

Golden Acre Foods to complete $1.4M donation for habitat restoration in Puerto Rico by 2024 – The Ocean Foundation

Golden Acre has been partnered with The Ocean Foundation since 2021 and is proud to support…

Scam Alert – Club Ocean, Bela Wonder, Turtle’s Journey, and More

SCAM ALERT! Companies operating under a variety of names are advertising on Facebook, selling products online, and…

The world has warmed 1.5 °C, according to 300-year-old sponges

A coral-like sponge, Ceratoporella nicholsoni, which grows in the Caribbean, can act as a proxy for…

How do otters protect salt marshes from erosion? Shellfishly

Sea otters in California prey on crabs, thereby inadvertently protecting the vegetation that holds creek banks…

A listen on: Potentially Polluting Wrecks – The Ocean Foundation

TOF’s Senior Advisor on Ocean Heritage Ole Varmer joined project partners from the Lloyd’s Register Foundation…

Pacific Islands Collaboration and Learning Grants to Strengthen Ocean Acidification Research Capacity – The Ocean Foundation

The Ocean Foundation is pleased to announce a grant opportunity to support researchers in the Pacific…

Could giant underwater curtains slow ice-sheet melting?

The Thwaites glacier acts as a plug to stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from more…

Piracy at sea is waning — but hotspots remain

Cargo ships use barbed wire to protect against pirates.Credit: Subrata Dey/ZUMA Pirate attacks on the high…

Greenland’s glaciers are retreating everywhere and all at once

Greenland’s glaciers are retreating everywhere and all at once Source link

Ubiquitous acceleration in Greenland Ice Sheet calving from 1985 to 2022 – Nature

Mouginot, J. et al. Forty-six years of Greenland Ice Sheet mass balance from 1972 to 2018.…

Norway’s approval of sea-bed mining undermines efforts to protect the ocean

Protesters demonstrate against the decision of Norway’s parliament, the Storting, to allow sea-bed mining.Credit: Javad Parsa/NTB/AFP/Getty…

Largest genetic database of marine microbes could aid drug discovery

The most comprehensive analysis to date of genes from marine microbes — including bacteria, viruses and…

Can foreign coral save a dying reef? Radical idea sparks debate

Table coral is among the species that could be transplanted to the Caribbean to revive reefs…

Oceans break heat records five years in a row

Measurement of ocean temperatures to 2000 metres has revealed a large increase in warming in 2023.Credit:…

First approval for controversial seabed mining worries scientists

Deep-sea species are likely to be affected by seabed mining.Credit: SeaTops/Alamy The controversial practice of mining…

Oceans can capture more carbon dioxide than previously thought

RESEARCH BRIEFINGS 18 December 2023 The strength of the biological carbon pump was estimated using direct…

Biological carbon pump estimate based on multidecadal hydrographic data – Nature

Data Observational concentrations of DIP, DIC, ALK and O2 were downloaded from the Global Ocean Data…

2023: A First Step in Protecting the Elusive High Seas – The Ocean Foundation

This past year focused on protecting the part of the ocean that is outside of the…

No-Mining November: The Ocean Foundation’s ISA Council Check-In – The Ocean Foundation

The International Seabed Authority’s third set of meetings held in Kingston, Jamaica, wrapped up last week…

Deep-sea mining threatens jellyfish, suggests first-of-its-kind study

Deep-sea mining threatens jellyfish, suggests first-of-its-kind study Source link