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Global Warming

As Oceans Warm, Jellyfish Swarm

Le meduse sono organismi indubbiamente curiosi – composte dal 98% di acqua e presenti nei nostri mari da un periodo che va dai 500 ai

Plankton head polewards

Plankton plays a key role in the marine ecosystem and food web: phytoplankton uses photosynthesis to fix carbon dioxide and are a food source to

Bottom water formation

Changes in temperature, as well as other factors such as increased evaporation (leading to higher salinity) and increased freshwater content due to melting (leading to

Coral Bleaching

Coral reefs heavily support the economic, social and cultural services of the countries in which they exist and often account for large portions of GDP. Ocean

Carbon cycle disruption

The IPCC Earth System Model has reported high confidence that a positive feedback loop exists between increasing temperatures and the global carbon cycle led predominantly

Ocean Warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in its 5th assessment has reported with high confidence that more than 90% of heat energy accumulated between 1971

Carbon dioxide at record levels

The industrial slowdown due to the pandemic has not curbed record levels of greenhouse gases which are trapping heat in the atmosphere, increasing temperatures and

A new ocean-monitoring satellite

The Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich ocean-monitoring satellite, launched on 21 November, will provide crucial information about sea level rise and critical inputs for weather forecasting