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Ocean Oxygen : Suffocating the Seas

Ocean breathing – From the shallows down to its yawning depths, the ocean gets its oxygen from the surface, supplied either by the atmosphere or from the release of oxygen in phytoplankton through photosynthesis. Scientists have long known that one expected consequence from a warming climate is a gradual drop in the amount of oxygen dissolved into […]Read More

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Ocean Health, Biodiversity Loss Among Top Challenges Facing Humanity

Wealth and gender inequality also loom large as challenges to resolving key challenges facing societies worldwide, according to the UN Secretary-General's Scientific Advisory Board. Composed of leading scientists from around the world, the group issued a report upon conclusion of its third meeting in Kuala Lumpur this week.Read More

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EarthTalk: Ocean Debris

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Recent news coverage of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 reminded us all again of how much debris, including plastic, is in our oceans. To what extent is this a real problem that threatens […]Read More

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EarthTalk: Affordable Eco-Friendly Cars; The Consequences of Dying Plankton on

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Celebrities and billionaires are shelling out big bucks for cutting edge green-friendly cars like the Tesla Roadster. But what are the rest of us—who live in the budget-constrained real world—to do about buying a new […]Read More