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Global Warming Responsible for Rise in Sea Temperatures: Study

Researchers have found that global warming is driving an unprecedented rise in sea temperatures, including in the Mediterranean sea. Data from the European Union's (EU)...

Walmart Aims for Zero Global Emissions by 2040 

U.S.-based retail giant Walmart has unveiled new initiatives to reduce its global carbon footprint while preserving the world’s natural land and sea habitats. The company...

Scientists Find One of Earth’s Blackest Materials on a Fish

Researchers have discovered one of the blackest materials on Earth – material that reflects less than .5 percent of the light that hits it...

Deep Sea Life Under Threat as Global Warming Reaches Ocean Depths: Research

Even though the deeper layers of the ocean are warming at a slower pace than the surface, animals living in the deep ocean are...

A Nuclear War Between India and Pakistan Can Pose a Threat To Ocean Life, Says Study

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could worsen the impact of ocean acidification on corals, clams, oysters and other marine life with shells...

Neutralizing Ocean Acidification Possible with this Surf Wax Formula

Australian environmental activists said on Tuesday that they have developed a surf wax formula that helps neutralize ocean acidification. SmartWax, a brand manufacturing the formula,...

Here’s how a Small Stretch of Ocean Boosted a Conservation Movement

From the surface, these 22 square miles of water are unexceptional.But dip beneath the surface — go down 60 or 70 feet — and...

Rainfall Pattern Changing Across Globe: Study

The rainfall pattern across the globe is changing due to rapid warming of the Indo-Pacific Ocean and the changes have brought a decline in...

Meet The One Who Gave Birth To Tsunamika: Upcycling Waste to Hope

BY VENKATACHARI JAGANNATHAN She gave birth to Tsunamika, the doll that brought hope to hundreds of women who had lost everything in their life to...

Giant Floating Boom Designed to Collect Trash from Ocean Finally Working

After several initial failures, a giant floating boom designed to collect trash from the ocean is finally working. The Ocean Cleanup Project, created by a...

New Study Indicates, Life on Earth May Have Begun in Ponds But Not Oceans

Challenging a common perception, a new study suggests primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for creating Earth's first life forms, more so...

Temperatures Of The Ocean Rising Faster Than Previously Believed: Scientists

The world's oceans are rising in temperature faster than previously believed as they absorb most of the world's growing climate-changing emissions, scientists said Thursday. Ocean...

Trash-Collecting Device Breaks Apart In The Pacific Ocean

 A trash collection device deployed to corral plastic litter floating in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii has broken apart and will be...

Angola Fossils Bring A New But Familiar Ocean in View

Some may be familiar with mythical sea monsters. For example, Scotland’s infamous Loch Ness Monster “Nessie,” and Giganto -- fictional beasts of comic book...

After Being Stranded, 145 Pilot Whales Die In New Zealand

About 145 pilot whales died in New Zealand after being stranded during the weekend on Stewart Island in the extreme south of the country, officials said on Monday. A hiker alerted authorities...

The Ocean And Its Climate Crisis

To stand at the edge of an ocean is to face an eternity of waves and water, a shroud covering seven-tenths of the Earth. Hidden...

Farms In The USA Affected Due To Rise In Ocean And Salinity Levels

The fields grow shoulder-high with weeds out the window of Bob Fitzgerald's Ford pickup. The drive through Fitzgerald's neighborhood in Princess Anne, Maryland, is...

Biggest Ocean Polluters Named to be Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle: Study

Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestle are among the companies that contribute most to ocean pollution with single-use plastics, according to a study presented on Tuesday by the "Break Free from Plastic" initiative. The...

Rise in Temperature of Atlantic Ocean Causes Severe Hurricanes: Study

A new study is blaming 2017's unusually high number of hurricanes on the Atlantic Ocean's rising surface temperatures. The report is one of the...

Here’s Why Man-made Pesticides Affect Marine Animals More

Marine mammals such as dolphins, manatees, seals and whales, which evolved to make water their primary habitat, lost the ability to make a gene...

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Goddess Sati: The Hindu Goddess Of Marital Felicity And Longevity

Goddess Sati, also known as Dakshayani who is the Hindu Goddess of power and longevity. Sati was the daughter of Daksha, so she is called...

50 Percent Of Anemia Worldwide Is Due To Iron Deficiency: Report

According to the National Family Health Survey, in India, more than 50 percent of children, women of reproductive age, and pregnant women suffer from...

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Pledges To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic

One of the leading hotel chains in the world, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group had pledged to eliminate all single-use plastic, across its portfolio of...

Report: 78% Adults Indians Make A Conscious Effort To Build Immunity

The underlying message from COVID-19 was loud and clear if your immune system is weak or if you are suffering from any lifestyle disease...