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Impact of climate change on marine life much bigger than previously known

Fish and invertebrate animals are far more affected by warmer and more acidic seawater than was previously known. This is the conclusion of a study co-led by NIOZ marine biologist…

Tiny plastic particles are found everywhere

Microplastic particles can be found in the most remote ocean regions on earth. In Antarctica, pollution levels are even higher than previously assumed. This is one finding of a recent…

eDNA methods give a real-time look at coral reef health

Microorganisms reflect ecosystem disturbances. The human gut is full of microbes. Some microbes can make people sick, while others are responsible for balancing gut health. But humans aren’t the only…

Ocean waves propel PFAS back to land

A new study by researchers at the Department of Environmental Science, Stockholm University, published in Science Advances, reveals that PFAS re-emit into the air from crashing ocean waves at levels…

Evolution of the most powerful ocean current on Earth

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current plays an important part in global overturning circulation, the exchange of heat and CO2 between the ocean and atmosphere, and the stability of Antarctica’s ice sheets….

Plant adaptations to global change

New DFG research program at Kiel University. The German Science Foundation (DFG) funds a new Research Unit “PlantsCoChallenge” at Kiel University to investigate plant adaptation mechanisms to biotic and abiotic…

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