World’s Seas ‘Will Change Colour by 2100’

The world’s seas will change colour by 2100. That’s the prediction made in a new study led by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and published in the Nature Communications journal. They believe the different kinds of phytoplankton species living in the sea will change as oceans continue …

The Warmest Ocean Temperature in a Century Was Just Recorded in California

Researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography have recorded the warmest sea surface temperature in more than a hundred years near a pier in San Diego. The Institute, affiliated with the University of California, San Diego, has been collecting data on sea surface temperatures at the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial …

Portion Of West Antarctica Twice Size Of California Partially Melted In 2016

A portion of West Antarctica over twice the size of the US state of California partially melted in 2016 as the result of high temperatures brought by an especially pronounced El Niño, compounded by a rapidly warming climate, according to new research published in the journal Nature Communications. While it’s …