Science (Ocean) / GOSR

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Climate change continued its relentless march in 2020, which is on track to be one of the three warmest years on record. 2011-2020 will be the warmest decade on record, with the warmest six years all being since 2015, according to the World Meteorological Organization.

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The first-ever global statistical analysis examined ~9,500 HABs events over 33 years and found that the harm caused by HABs rises in step with growth of the aquaculture industry and marine exploitation and calls for more research on linkages.

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When we think of public health risks, we may not think of the ocean as a factor. Increasingly, however, the health of the ocean is intimately tied to our health. Some may be surprised to read that organisms discovered at extreme depths are used to speed up the detection of COVID-19, and probably, even more to learn that, it is the environment to could give a solution to humankind.

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A new study by the Working Group on Ballast and Other Ship Vectors (WGBOSV) of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the ICES Working Group on Introduction and Transfers of Marine Organisms (WGITMO) indicates that introductions of aquatic non-indigenous species (ANS) have occurred at an alarming rate for the past 50 years.

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The 2015 World Ocean Assessment (WOA) provides a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. The report indicates the oceans’ ability to sustain human activities and their impacts are near or at its limit and urgent action on a global scale is needed to protect what remains. This UN-sanctioned report involved more than 600 scientists and its findings are based on a review of hundreds of national and regional assessments.

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Corporate author: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Language: English

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Corporate author: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
ISBN: 9-789231-004247
Language: English
Year of publication: 2020
Type of document: Book

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