tropical oceans

Warming climate damaging reefs, impacting fish


July 11th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) The impact of a warming climate on reefs is already upon us -- complex changes have begun that could fundamentally change what reefs look like in ... Read more...

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The secret behind cone snail’s venom pump discovered


October 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): The secret of how an amazing sea snail injects its venom after shooting a harpoon-like tooth into its prey - or some unlucky swimmer - at jetliner speeds ... Read more...

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Rising Indian Ocean levels may worsen flooding in India


July 14th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Rising levels in parts of the Indian Ocean may worsen monsoon flooding in India and Bangladesh. According to a study led by Weiqing Han, the associate professor in atmospheric ... Read more...

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Sea levels rising in parts of Indian Ocean: Experts


July 14th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Humans-induced greenhouse gases are increasing sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, say experts.The climate change is amplifying regional sea rise changes in Bay of Bengal, the ... Read more...

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Carbon dioxide dictated global climate patterns of the past


June 18th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Carbon dioxide has played a predominant role in dictating global climate patterns, according to a new study.The research, led by Brown University, appears in the journal Science.The ... Read more...

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Carbon dioxide dictates global climate pattern (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Scientists have found the apparent role of carbon dioxide in the intensification of the Ice Ages and corresponding temperature changes in the tropical oceans. The research, led by a ... Read more...

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CO2 dictated global climate pattern


June 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Carbon dioxide levels explain why temperatures in tropical oceans and arctic waters have changed together for the past 2.7 million years, says a study. The findings led by a ... Read more...

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Global warming, bacteria threaten coral health


January 20th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Yellow band disease (YBD)a bacterial infection that sickens coral colonies is apparently getting worse with global warming, say researchers, who have now identified the bacteria responsible for ... Read more...

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Warmer oceans can fuel more thunderstorms


December 25th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that thunderstorms are more frequent over areas where ocean temperatures are warm.According to a report by Science News, the growth of thunderheads the ... Read more...

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Rising levels of CO2 set to increase dead zones in tropical oceans


November 15th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A new research has determined that the rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) will make oceans more hostile to life, with the volume of oxygen-depleted dead zones ... Read more...

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Nutrients from Amazon River drive carbon capture in the deep tropical ocean


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A multi-year study has revealed that nutrients from the Amazon River spread well beyond the continental shelf and drive carbon capture in the deep ocean, namely the ... Read more...

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Climate change attributed to increasing oxygen loss in oceans


May 2nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Using computer model predictions, scientists have determined that oxygen-depleted zones in tropical oceans are expanding, possibly because of climate change.The research team consisted of an international team ... Read more...

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