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Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate

Scientists have just detected a major change to the Earth’s oceans linked to a warming climate

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - A large research synthesis, published in one of the world’s most influential scientific journals, has detected [go to article]

Fish seek cooler waters, leaving some fishermen’s nets empty

Fish seek cooler waters, leaving some fishermen’s nets empty

ERICA GOODE / NEW YORK TIMES - There was a time when whiting were plentiful in the waters of Rhode Island Sound, and Christopher Brown [go to article]

Marine scientist follows hot fish as they move to cooler waters

Marine scientist follows hot fish as they move to cooler waters

LEE CROCKETT / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC OCEAN VIEWS - Warming oceans have fish on the move, and one man is in hot pursuit [go to article]

Why scientists are so worried about sea-level rise in the second half of this century

Why scientists are so worried about sea-level rise in the second half of this century

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - Even as negotiators meet in Marrakech, Morocco to take the next steps to avert dangerous human-caused climate change [go to article]

Making sure sea level rise doesn’t swamp New Jersey

Making sure sea level rise doesn’t swamp New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - By 2050, it is likely that coastal areas of the state will experience sea-level rise [go to article]

Climate change could make beaches saltier

Climate change could make beaches saltier

IAN JOHNSTON / INDEPENDENT - Climate change is expected to make beaches get saltier, leading to potentially significant changes for crabs, sea birds [go to article]

A dreaded forecast for our times: Algae, and lots of it

A dreaded forecast for our times: Algae, and lots of it

MATT RICHTEL / NY TIMES - Every Thursday night, Bill Korbel, a veteran meteorologist, offers his standard weather forecast to viewers on a Long [go to article]

Changing migration patterns upend East Coast fishing industry

Changing migration patterns upend East Coast fishing industry

HEATHER HADDON / WALL STREET JOURNAL - Summer flounder that once amassed in North Carolina have gradually shifted about 140 miles to New Jersey [go to article]

Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds

Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds

ANDREW FREEDMAN / MASHABLE - Australia's Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's greatest reservoirs of biodiversity. A World Heritage site, it is currently under assault [go to article]

Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997

Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997

SETH BORENSTEIN / AP / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released [go to article]

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