ocean warming

Map of ocean heat content in the upper ocean (from the sea surface to a depth of 700 meters, or 2,300 feet) for 2017 relative to the 1993–2017 baseline. Source: NASA.

Ocean Warming is Driving the Wrong-Way Migration of Some Benthic Species

Caitlin Dempsey

Some benthic species are spawning earlier due to ocean warming.

Map of ocean heat content in the upper ocean (from the sea surface to a depth of 700 meters, or 2,300 feet) for 2017 relative to the 1993–2017 baseline. Source: NASA.

Oceans Are Warming 40 Percent Faster Than Previously Estimated

Katarina Samurović

A review of available studies, published in Science in January 2019, has revealed that the rate of ocean warming is as much as 40% faster than that suggested by IPCC.

Coral Bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef

Elizabeth Borneman

The Great Barrier Reef has undergone two severe bleaching events in successive years. This has been caused by the warming of the oceans due to climate change.