Tag: Ocean Warming

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Spreading In More Beaches As Oceans Get Warmer

Bacteria that cause flesh-eating infections are becoming more common in beaches where they've never been found before. New research suggests that this is caused by the warmer oceans that provide ideal conditions for the bacteria.

Public Health June 18, 2019

Earth's Fish Population Falling Due To Warming Oceans

The planet's fish stocks are also in trouble when it comes to climate change. A new analysis shows significant decreases in fisheries' productivity as a result of warming oceans.

Earth/Environment February 28, 2019

Oceans Warming 13 Percent Faster Than Estimated: What Are The Effects Of Rising Water Temperatures?

The rate of ocean warming worldwide has nearly doubled since 1994 and is greater than early estimates, findings of a new study revealed. Why does rising water temperatures matter?

Earth/Environment March 14, 2017

99 Percent Of World’s Coral Reefs On Track To Experience Severe Annual Bleaching, Predicts New Climate Model

A UN-sponsored study has warned that coral bleaching will become an annual affair because of rising heat in ocean waters by mid-century. This is despite Paris climate accords on emission reduction exceeding the targets.

Earth/Environment January 7, 2017

Are Baby Lobsters In Trouble? Warming Waters, Ocean Acidification Threaten Lobster Industry

A new study warned that lobster industry is awaiting the worst crisis as rising ocean warming and acidifications are threatening baby lobsters with a special reference to the Gulf of Maine.

Animals September 27, 2016

Seabird Die-Off In Alaska Continues To Puzzle Scientists As Thousands Of Dead Common Murres Found In Lake Iliamna

Common murres have been found dead by the thousands at an Alaskan lake where they normally didn't stay, reported locals and biologists. What could be causing the massive seabird deaths?

Earth/Environment March 18, 2016

Scientists Pinpoint Strange 'Blob' Of Warm Water As Culprit Behind Weird Weather

The weather has been weird for a while and one of the reasons may sound strange. Scientists point to a blob of warm water as an influence.

Geek April 11, 2015

Earth's oceans warming faster than we realized: Blame global warming?

The rate of ocean warming between 1970 and 2003 is underestimated by up to 58 percent, study reveals. Scientists said that the ocean's temperature is crucial to understanding global warming.

Earth/Environment October 8, 2014

Previous studies underestimated ocean warming by as much as 58 percent

Previous studies related to ocean warming were underestimated by up to 58 percent. Scientists suggest that sparse temperature data of oceans in the southern hemisphere let to the underestimation.

Animals October 6, 2014

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