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Deep sea life faces dark future due to warming and food shortage By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 24th February, 2017, 12:12

New study reveals negative impact of climate change, human activity, acidification and deoxygenation on ocean and its creatures

Deep sea life faces dark future due to warming and food shortage

Indonesia joins UN in a bid to eradicate ocean plastic Indonesia joins UN in a bid to eradicate ocean plastic

‘Between 0.5-1.3 million tonnes of plastic leaks into ocean in Indonesia annually’


Tiny plastic particles from clothing, tyres clogging oceans: report Tiny plastic particles from clothing, tyres clogging oceans

The tiny plastic particles are in fact a bigger source of marine plastic pollution than plastic waste, the report says


Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record Star's seven Earth-sized worlds set record

Astronomers have detected a record seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star. The researchers…


Should we mine the deep ocean? Should we mine the deep ocean?

Behind the deep sea “gold rush” for increasingly rare minerals


Small ponds have outsized impact on global warming: study Small ponds have outsized impact on global warming

Tiny natural ponds pose an overlooked danger for speeding up global warming, a study says


Images of new bleaching on Great Barrier Reef heighten fears of coral death Images of new bleaching on Great Barrier Reef heighten fears of coral death

Bleaching found near Palm Island as unusually warm waters are expected off eastern Australia, with areas hit in last year’s event in mortal danger


Tiny plastic pellets found on 73% of UK beaches Tiny plastic pellets found on 73% of UK beaches

Great Winter Nurdle Hunt finds thousands of pellets used in plastic production washed up on shorelines around country


Attractive scent in insects as important as good looks: study Attractive scent in insects as important as good looks

The teams studied more than 100 populations of stick insects to try to find some answers to this evolutionary puzzle of how new species form


Abundant fish draw 1 million penguins to Argentine peninsula Abundant fish draw 1 million penguins to Argentine peninsula

The warm-weather birds breed in large colonies in southern Argentina & Chile and migrate north as far as southwestern Brazil between March & September


New bird spotted in Bangladesh: IUCN New bird spotted in Bangladesh: IUCN

Sykes's Nightjar is a semi-desert species of bird, is generally seen in the range of Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan and some parts of India


The dwarf planet Ceres may be capable of supporting life The dwarf planet Ceres may be capable of supporting life

The Dawn spacecraft detects organic compounds on Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter


Mongolia herders face dreaded 'dzud' losses: Red Cross Mongolia herders face dreaded 'dzud' losses

As of early February, more than 42,546 livestock animals had already perished in the current dzud


Christchurch fires: Homes destroyed and residents evacuated (Video) Homes evacuated amid Christchurch fires (Video)

The fire breaks out in two separate places on Monday in the dry hills south of Christchurch, before merging into one blaze which now covers 1,800ha


El Nino gobbled up California's beaches: study El Nino gobbled up California's beaches: study

Erosion at 29 beaches from Washington to southern California during the winter of 2015-16 was 76 percent more than usual


Deaths from India air pollution rival China: study Deaths from India air pollution rival China: study

India's notoriously poor air quality causes nearly 1.1 million premature deaths every year, almost on a par with China, concluded a joint report

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