Ocean Pollution

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Marine Science News

El Niño in the Pacific has an impact on dolphins over in Western Australia

Study uncovers value of shark dive tourism

Putting the mass coral bleaching event in 2016 into a 30+ year context

Sunfish spotting: four-year search discovers first new species in 130 years

Exceptional fish diversity found on Australia’s north-west oceanic shoals

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.