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.
Human-made debris such as plastic have vastly increased the numbers of marine species crossing the oceans, write Emma Johnston and Jim Carlton.
We need to ensure that environmental and social safeguards are in place before commercial deep seabed mining operations begin, writes Aline Jaeckel.
A new map of the world’s oceans redraws boundaries according to science, not geopolitics, and provides a crucial piece in the puzzle of who is creating marine dumping grounds, write Erik van Sebille and Gary Froyland.