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Oceans and Seas

Dancers From the Deep Sea Shine on the U.N. for Climate Week

A little-known but crucial agent of carbon removal from the atmosphere — the siphonophore, which lives in what’s known as the twilight zone of the sea — will be highlighted during U.N. Climate Week in a video projection from a…

Why There’s Been a Sudden Population Crash for Rare Whales

Climate change is the quiet force behind a sudden decline in the population of North Atlantic right whales, according to a new study that bolsters a growing body of research into why the critically endangered animals have veered from slow…

Here’s How Ida Quickly Strengthened Into a Monster

Hurricane Ida, which struck the Louisiana coast on Sunday with winds of 150 miles an hour, gained power faster more than most storms. Because of climate change, such rapid strengthening is happening more often as hurricanes pick up more energy…

Crucial Atlantic Ocean Current System Is Faltering, Research Suggests

The water in the Atlantic is constantly circulating in a complex pattern that influences weather on several continents. And climate scientists have been asking a crucial question: Whether this vast system, which includes the Gulf Stream, is slowing down because…

Enlist the Ocean in Combatting Climate Change, Experts and Advocates Argue – Scientific American

Climate scientists and marine advocates are calling on governments worldwide to look beyond green policymaking when it comes to climate change. They say a critical shade is missing in the fight against global warming. Blue. Countries must recognize the important…

Russia Signs Deal With Dubai Logistics Company to Navigate Thawing Arctic

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — A Russian venture that seeks to take advantage of climate change in the Far North won a key commercial backer Friday when DP World, the gigantic Dubai-based logistics and ports company, signed a deal to help…

El bamboleo de la Luna, las mareas y las inundaciones

A veces, la Luna parece moverse de manera misteriosa. En general, lo hace en círculos y óvalos, según la perspectiva. Sin embargo, hay algo más —un denominado bamboleo— que anima esas rotaciones y revoluciones. De acuerdo con un estudio publicado…

How the Moon ‘Wobble’ Affects Rising Tides and Flooding

The moon also revolves around the Earth about once a month, and that orbit is a little bit tilted. To be more precise, the moon’s orbital plane around the Earth is at an approximate five-degree incline to the Earth’s orbital…

Heat Wave Killed Marine Wildlife en Masse

Dead mussels and clams coated rocks in the Pacific Northwest, their shells gaping open as if they’d been boiled. Sea stars were baked to death. Sockeye salmon swam sluggishly in an overheated Washington river, prompting wildlife officials to truck them…

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