Plastic has infiltrated the ocean's ecosystem, from plankton to whales.
- Published in Sci & Tech
The amount of fish in the oceans has halved since 1970, in a plunge to the "brink of collapse" caused by over-fishing and other threats, the WWF conservation group said on Wednesday.
Add this to the distant-doomsdays file. Earth's continental crust, which forms the land we live on, has been slimming down, according to a new estimate.
Sharks exposed to ocean water acidified by too much carbon dioxide alter their behavior, swimming in longer spurts than sharks in typical ocean water, particularly during their nighttime wanderings.