Seagrass meadows play a crucial role in reducing coastal erosion, making their conservation key for combating rising sea levels due to climate change.
With the help of technology, humans can traverse virtually every part of our planet's surface. But animals and plants are less mobile. Most species can only live in zones where temperature and rain fall within specific ranges.
The year 2017 painted a grim picture of coastal storms in the eastern United States. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were deadly and destructive harbingers of how climate change contributes to bigger storms with stronger ...
Working on a way to alleviate eutrophication in coastal waters, a research collaboration between Kumamoto University in Japan and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in the U.S. reports a combination of bacteria ...
Findings may help scientists understand how much carbon dioxide can be released while still limiting global warming
As more carbon dioxide enters the atmosphere, the global ocean soaks up much of the excess, storing roughly 30 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions coming from human activities.
An international team of scientists has developed a strategy to boost people's ability to adapt to climate change, revealed in a new study published in Nature Climate Change.