Climate change may just counteract the decline in eutrophication in the Baltic Sea. Scientists have conducted the first comprehensive analysis over time and have found that general climate change has counteracted measures to protect the Baltic.
It looks like things are heating up. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that the global average temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to October 2014 was the highest on record.
While scientists have known for years that human activities influence the ocean and, in particular, the carbon cycle, they didn't realize that it also influenced another oceanic cycle.
Researchers examined the global dynamics and the factors that turn kelp beds into barren grounds to better learn how best to prevent this type of occurrence.
Birds may actually choose their mates not through sight, but through odor.
The ESA has now released the best-ever map of ocean currents that circulate our globe, revealing a bit more about the patterns that influence climate across the world.
Scientists have taken a closer look at the impacts that ice cover may have on this charismatic animals and have found that it's possible that polar bears may face dire consequences before the end of the 21st century.
Ancient marine algae could give us a glimpse into how climate change has impacted our environment over time.
Scientists are taking a closer look at El Niño to see how it will respond to a warming climate.
Although we haven't seen an ice free period in the Arctic for 2.6 million years, we may actually see it in our lifetimes if warming continues.
Scientists may have just learned how little they know about diversity in the Amazon. They've discovered three previously unknown species of shrimp that evolved about 10 million years ago.