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Ocean Heat is at Record Levels, With Growing Consequences

Published Jan 16, 2022 2:26 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

The world witnessed record-breaking climate and weather disasters in 2021, from destructive flash floods that swept through m...

Sounds of the Ocean Reveal a Hidden World - And How We Might Save It

Published Jan 2, 2022 2:18 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Ian Barber] On summer evenings in the 1980s, the residents of a houseboat community in Sausalito, California would often ha...

UK Shipping May Face More Brexit Disruption on January 1

Published Dec 31, 2021 2:18 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Karen Jackson] Glance at the headlines and you might be forgiven for wondering if the UK has moved on a year. A debate has...

Antarctica's "Doomsday" Glacier Could Raise Sea Level by Two Feet

Published Dec 26, 2021 6:56 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Ella Gilbert] The massive Thwaites glacier in West Antarctica contains enough ice to raise global sea levels by more t...

2021 Arctic Report Card: Warming, Disruption and Extreme Weather

Published Dec 20, 2021 12:16 AM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Matthew Druckenmiller, Rick Thoman and Twila Moon] The Arctic has long been portrayed as a distant end-of-the-Earth pl...

Study: Deep-Sea Mining Could Wipe Out Multiple Rare Species

Published Dec 12, 2021 6:27 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

]By Elin Angharad Thomas] Deep sea hydrothermal vents harbor some of the most extraordinary species on our planet. Lying at two...

The U.S. Has a Leading Role to Play in Reducing Ocean Plastic

Published Dec 5, 2021 5:30 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Matthew Savoca, Anna Robuck and Lauren Kashiwabara] Plastic waste of all shapes and sizes permeates the world&rsq...

Tree Rings Reveal the Secrets of Dutch Shipping in the East Indies

Published Nov 28, 2021 10:59 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

The wrecking of the Dutch East India Company ship Batavia in 1629 is perhaps the best-known maritime disaster in Australian histor...

New Deal to Decarbonize Shipping Isn’t Enough

Published Nov 26, 2021 3:18 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By: Wim Naudé] Much of the world has been left disappointed by the Glasgow Climate Pact, the outcome of the COP26 clima...

Top Takeaways From the COP26 Climate Summit

Published Nov 14, 2021 7:47 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

The staff of The Conversation asked experts from around the world for their reaction to the outcomes of this year’s UN clima...

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