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‘Major disruptor’: El Niño threatens the world’s rice supplies

  2023-09-07 in The Guardian

After India imposed an export ban on rice following destructive rains, prices have soared – now rising temperatures put crops across south-east Asia at risk

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | El Niño

The Ocean Has a Fever

  2023-08-27 (or before) in NASA Earth Observatory

Decades of gradual warming due to human-caused climate change and an El Niño in the Pacific Ocean nudged global sea surface temperatures to record levels in 2023.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | Sea Level

China bans Japanese seafood after Fukushima wastewater release

  2023-08-24 in The Guardian

Water containing radioactive tritium being pumped into Pacific via tunnel from Tepco plant, amid protests from China, South Korea and fishing communities

  Tagged under: Oceans | Nuclear Power | Pacific Ocean | Fish | Japan

Concrete tomb filled with deadly nuclear waste is leaking as it's starting to crack

  2023-08-14 (or before) in Latest News, Entertainment Stories And Viral Videos - UNILAD

  Tagged under: Oceans | Nuclear Power | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean

Imperial Offsetting à la Macron

  2023-08-04 (or before) by in Planet Critical

What the French President's Pacific visit reveals about climate politics

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | France

Tropical Atlantic and East Pacific Satellite Sectors

  2023-07-09 (or before) in Brian McNoldy

Satellite images and products for selected sectors in the tropical Atlantic and East Pacific.

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean

Scientists stunned by discovery in remote area of Pacific Ocean: ‘We have a responsibility to understand it’

  2023-07-06 (or before) in Yahoo

"We share this planet with all this amazing biodiversity."

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean

Sea Surface Temperatures - Pacific and Indian Oceans

  2023-06-20 (or before) in Bureau of Meteorology, Australia

Australian climate is influenced by sea surface temperature patterns in the Pacific and Indian oceans. This page provides information on Pacific and Indian ocean outlooks for the coming six months based on a survey of international climate models.

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | Climate Data | Oceans | Australia

Deep Argo Quantifies Bottom Water Warming Rates in the Southwest Pacific Basin

  2023-06-13 (or before) in Advancing Earth and Space Sciences Journal

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean

More than 5,000 new species discovered in Pacific deep-sea mining hotspot

  2023-05-26 (or before) in Inkl

A wealth of biodiversity has been found in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone, an area earmarked for exploitation by mineral firms

  Tagged under: Minerals | Pacific Ocean

Global heating has likely made El Niños and La Niñas more ‘frequent and extreme’, new study shows

  2023-05-18 in The Guardian

Scientists say greenhouse gases have already affected climate patterns in the Pacific that could lead to more severe weather, floods and heatwaves

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | El Niño | Heatwaves

Revealed: most of EU delegation to crucial fishing talks made up of fishery lobbyists

  2023-04-26 in The Guardian

Europe accused of ‘neocolonialism’ for using vassal small island states to sway policy and continue ‘disgraceful plundering’ of distant waters

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | Africa | Fish | Wildlife | Indonesia

Climate justice in the Pacific

  2023-04-01 in The Monthly - Australia

The lack of global action on the climate crisis has left grassroots groups leading the fight against catastrophe in PNG

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | Papua New Guinea | Climate Justice

Weather tracker: sea surface temperatures hit record high

  2023-03-20 in The Guardian

Analysis shows record occurred after La Niña period, when temperatures across central and eastern Pacific tend to be cooler

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean

Samoa PM urges world to save Pacific people from climate crisis obliteration

  2023-03-19 in The Guardian

Fiame Naomi Mata’afa pleads for action before landmark IPCC report is expected to issue ‘final warning’

  Tagged under: IPCC | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean

What Is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

  2023-01-31 (or before) in Sustainable & Eco Friendly eCommerce Packaging | SR Mailing

The Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch is considered by many to be one of humanity’s biggest crimes against the planet – and really, just the name of it gives away the horror of what it actually is, considering the size of the Pacific Ocean. We talk a lot about what can be done to save the planet here at SR Mailing, and that’s because we’re absolutely passionate about it! The fact that there is so much to be done, and that there is so much that we can all be doing in our daily lives that can help us to save planet Earth from global warming and climate change. The issue, of course, is much, much bigger than...

  Tagged under: Microplastics and Nanoplastics | Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | Methane | Fish | Rivers | Whales and Dolphins | Wildlife | Economic Growth | Great Barrier Reef | Coral Reefs | California | South America | BP | Sea Level | Indonesia

Weather tracker: La Niña and climate crisis behind recent Australia floods

  2022-07-08 in The Guardian

Warmer conditions around the western Pacific have led to torrential rain and burst rivers

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | Rivers

Major New Zealand salmon producer shuts farms as warming waters cause mass die-offs

  2022-05-26 in The Guardian

Up to 42% of company’s fish have died in warm water areas this year, with CEO warning climate change is ‘faster than people think’

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | Fish | Salmon

‘Deep-sea gold rush’ for rare metals could cause irreversible harm

  2022-04-29 in The Guardian

Mining companies are planning to profit from the new industry, but environmental campaigners warn of disastrous consequences

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean

Seabed regulator accused of deciding deep sea’s future ‘behind closed doors’

  2022-04-01 in The Guardian

The ISA, obliged to frame industry rules by 2023, drops reporting service and is accused of lacking transparency in plans for mining

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean | Wildlife

Another Record: Ocean Warming Continues through 2021 despite La Niña Conditions - Advances in Atmospheric Sciences

  2022-01-11 (or before) in Springer Verlag

The increased concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from human activities traps heat within the climate system and increases ocean heat content (OHC). Here, we provide the first analysis of recent OHC changes through 2021 from two international groups. The world ocean, in 2021, was the hottest ever recorded by humans, and the 2021 annual OHC value is even higher than last year’s record value by 14 ± 11 ZJ (1 zetta J = 1021 J) using the IAP/CAS dataset and by 16 ± 10 ZJ using NCEI/NOAA dataset. The long-term ocean warming is larger in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans than in other regions and is ...

  Tagged under: Oceans | Greenhouse Gases | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean | El Niño | Climate Change Mitigation

They pulled 63,000 pounds of trash from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, but that's just the start

  2021-11-04 (or before) in USA Today

A half-mile long trash-trapping system named \

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean

Eyewitnesses to disaster: Commercial fishermen implore action on the collapse of Alaska ecosystems

  2021-10-30 (or before) in The Seattle Times

The North Pacific ecosystem is asking us to re-calibrate. Fish and crab stocks are crashing. As professional commercial fishermen, we need regulatory rules nimble enough to deal with new, rapidly-changing realities.

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | Fish | Collapse | Alaska | Washington State

Video shows salmon injured by unlivable water temperatures after heatwave

  2021-07-27 in The Guardian

A conservation group recorded the video after a heatwave in the Pacific north-west on a day when water temperatures breached 70F

  Tagged under: Heatwaves | Pacific Ocean | Fish | Rivers | Salmon | Washington State

Hundreds of fishing fleets that go ‘dark’ suspected of illegal hunting, study finds

  2021-06-02 in The Guardian

Vessels primarily from China switch off their tracking beacons to evade detection while they engage in possible illegal fishing

  Tagged under: Argentina | China | Pacific Ocean | Fish | Wildlife

'Superbugs' a far greater risk than Covid in Pacific, scientist warns

  2020-09-10 in The Guardian

Antimicrobial resistance ‘biggest human health threat, bar none’, says Australian research director ahead of three-year study in Fiji

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | Health

'It's terrifying': can anyone stop China's vast armada of fishing boats?

  2020-08-25 in The Guardian

Ecuador stood up for the Galápagos, but other countries don’t stand a chance against the 17,000-strong distant-water fleet

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | Fish | Wildlife

Huge ‘hot blob’ in Pacific Ocean killed nearly a million seabirds

  2020-01-16 by Kenya Evelyn in The Guardian

Study finds common murres probably died of starvation after thousands of bodies washed up on North America’s Pacific coast

  Tagged under: Oceans | Birds | Pacific Ocean | Wildlife

How Did a Virus From the Atlantic Infect Mammals in the Pacific? (Published 2019)

  2019-11-09 in The New York Times

  Tagged under: Oceans | Pacific Ocean

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change

  2019-08-14 in The Guardian

New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coal

  Tagged under: Coal | Climate Change | Pacific Ocean

Meet El Niño’s cranky uncle that could send global warming into hyperdrive

  2017-02-05 by in The Conversation

We’re due to cop a hiding from the Pacific Ocean, but we don’t know when.

  Tagged under: Pacific Ocean | El Niño

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