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The oceans are getting greener, remote sensing reveals

Satellite images have confirmed that the world’s oceans have become slightly greener. Scientists suspect climate change is the reason.

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Extreme plankton bloom creates marine 'dead zone' off eastern Thailand

Marine scientists say some areas in the Gulf of Thailand have more than 10 times the normal amount of plankton, turning the water a bright green and killing off marine life.

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Some oceans are becoming greener thanks to climate change

More than half of the world’s ocean has changed colors in the past 20 years, a phenomenon that is likely driven by climate change, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.

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Jellyfish alert: Increased sightings signal dramatic changes in ocean food web due to climate change

Plankton, some of the smallest organisms on Earth, are leading big changes in the ocean.
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Our empty oceans: Scots team's research finds Atlantic plankton all but wiped out in catastrophic loss of life

An Edinburgh-based research team fears plankton, the tiny organisms that sustain life in our seas, has all but been wiped out after spending two years collecting water samples from the Atlantic.
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New research finds plankton may have unexpected resilience to warming ocean waters

New science published in the journal Nature reveals that as the ocean warms, some plankton can absorb more climate-warming carbon than previously thought.