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Marine Science News

No-take marine areas help fishers (and fish) far more than we thought

Next generation corals undergo first field tests on the Great Barrier Reef

Deep sea carbon reservoirs once super-heated the Earth – could it happen again?

Floating cities: the future or a washed-up idea?

New threat revealed for baby turtles: jetties shelter hatchling-hungry predators

Marine Science facts

  • Half the Oxygen we breath is produced in the Ocean

 

  •  Irukandji jelly fish, with just a brush of venom leaves almost no mark. But after about a half hour you develop Irukandji syndrome, a debilitating mix of nausea, vomiting, severe pain, difficulty breathing, drenching sweating and sense of impending doom. You get so sick that your biggest worry is that you’re not going to die

 

  • The most remote point in the oceans is called Point Nemo

 

  • The Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans are known as the three major oceans.