New research reveals who is most at risk and what we can all do to stay safe while swimming.
Marine heatwaves aren’t just on the surface. They can be at their most destructive when they sweep along the seafloor.
Scientists have detected a 30 per cent slowdown of the deep ocean currents that form in Antarctica, with profound consequences for Earth’s climate, sea level and marine life.
The collapse of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation would profoundly alter the anatomy of the world’s oceans. New research explores the consequences.
The sea has been rising and falling for eons, but there is compelling evidence that carbon emissions from human activity is speeding the process along.
In a UNSW Science Week event, Dr Ayana Elizabeth Johnson said the key to fighting the climate crisis is saving the oceans.
UNSW will play a key role in Australia's annual science celebration hosting several digital events.
Scientists have been researching the source of water on earth for a long time - and believe it came from a combination of two places.
Artificial islands emerging from the oceans are regarded as 'engineering marvels'. But little attention is paid to how these human-made structures affect sea life.
We've been building in the sea for centuries, and it's putting our oceans out of balance, write Katherine Dafforn, Mariana Mayer-Pinto and Nathan Waltham.