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Jun 27, 2017


Could an artificial coral reef protect marine biodiversity against climate changes?
The reef is made of small plastic structures that mimic natural coralline algae. Credit: University of Portsmouth. Climate change from rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) is having two major effects in our seas – global warming and ocean ...

Jun 21, 2017

Blue Bonds: Marine Renewable Energy Criteria For Climate Bonds Now Posted For Review
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
The Climate Bonds Initiative has released the draft Marine Renewable Energy Criteria, which are available for public consultation and comment until 12 July. The World Ocean Council (WOC) is a member of the Industry Working Group (IWG) for Marine ...

Jun 15, 2017

The Guardian

Marine expert warns of climate emergency as fish abandon tropical waters
The Guardian
Dr Daniel Pauly says an expanding fishing industry and climate change are contributing to the emptying of fish species in the Australian tropics as they seek cooler waters. Photograph: Helen Davidson for the Guardian. Climate change ...

Jun 11, 2017

The Hindu

Marine reserves can mitigate climate change
The Hindu
Evaluating 145 peer-reviewed studies, a research team has concluded that “highly protected” marine reserves can help mitigate the effects of climate change. “Marine reserves cannot halt or completely offset the growing impacts of climate change,” said ...

Jun 9, 2017

Study: marine reserves can help mitigate effects of climate change ...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 (Xinhua) -- An international research team has evaluated 145 peer-reviewed studies and concluded that "highly protected" marine ...

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Can marine reserves help counteract climate change?
A new paper makes the case that protecting marine areas from fishing and human development may buffer the oceans against rising carbon dioxide levels. Can marine reserves help counteract climate change? Even if the nations of the world manage to meet ...

Jun 8, 2017

Climate Home

Marine reserves are helping ecosystems cope with climate change ...
Climate Home
Marine reserves are helping ecosystems adapt to the impacts of global warming, as well as protecting against overfishing and pollution. That is the finding of a ...

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Jun 7, 2017

Marine life in peril as climate change chokes ocean's oxygen supply
Ocean oxygen levels have been dropping since the 1980s, according to a new analysis of 50 years of global ocean data. That could spell trouble for marine life. lonely fish Does this fish look lonely? Scientists call for continued action to curb carbon ...

Side Events Address SDG Linkages, Marine Pollution, Climate Action
IISD Reporting Services
On the first day of the UN Ocean Conference, side events focused on, inter alia: marine pollution; oceans and SIDS; interconnections among the SDGs to support implementation of Goal 14 (life below water); the role of Asia-Pacific women in leading ocean ...

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Jun 6, 2017


Marine Reserves Renew Hope in the Fight Against Climate Change
As the United Nations Oceans Conference gets underway in New York, researchers highlight the importance of protecting the oceans in combating the effects of global warming. By Jen Viegas. June 5, 2017. 3:03 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this ...
Marine reserves can serve as buffer to effects of climate change, study
Marine Monuments Touted as Climate-Change DefenseCourthouse News Service

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