ocean trash

Tracking the ocean’s trash

Monday, 7 October 2013

Garbage route monitor may help protect seabirds from deadly floating plastic waste


Ocean world

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 - 4 comments

Stunning photos of the hidden world under the ocean.

Rock fix for oceans_COSMOS Science Magazine

‘Rock’ fix for oceans is badly flawed

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Claims that global warming can be braked by dissolving huge quantities of rock in the sea to absorb carbon emissions are laden with flaws, according to a new study.

Bid to cross Antarctic in winter a trip into ‘unknown’

Monday, 7 January 2013

Adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes said his bid for the world’s first Antarctic winter crossing, with no option of rescue, would be a trip into the unknown despite his multiple record expeditions.

You have been warned_COSMOS science magazine

You have been warned

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Hurricane Sandy did more than cripple New York and kill hundreds – it brought climate change out of the political closet, where some had thought it safely hidden away.


Marine robot breaks distance record

Thursday, 6 December 2012

An unmanned marine robot has completed the longest journey of an autonomous vehicle, travelling 16,668km (9,000 nautical miles) across the Pacific Ocean to collect and transmit scientific data.


Oceans: the real final frontier

Tuesday, 26 July 2011 - 1 comment

Tapping into our ocean wealth could not only change the face of food production for growing populations – it could also open up a new world of discovery.

Nature’s best examples of symbiosis_COSMOS science magazine

Nature’s best examples of symbiosis

Monday, 27 December 2010

From hitchhiking anemones to fungus-farming ants, here are eight examples of symbiosis in nature.

Changing climate shipwrecks_COSMOS science magazine

Changing climate means fewer shipwrecks

Tuesday, 28 July 2009 - 1 comment

Climate change has led to a decline in severe storms along Australia’s notorious Shipwreck Coast – a graveyard for hundreds of ships during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Global warming is our fault_COSMOS science magazine

Global warming is our fault

Sunday, 4 February 2007 - 50 comments

Humans are to blame for global warming and its effects could be unstoppable for centuries to come, according to the U.N. climate change panel.


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