China’s capacity to participate in Arctic affairs is still weak.
China has been very quiet in negotiations over fisheries regulations for the central Arctic Ocean. Why is the country's behaviour there so dramatically different from what it pursues in Antarctica?
Testing the waters.
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Cold polar water can stop the Arctic sea ice from melting – but what happens if it warms up?
South Africa’s oceans offer numerous economic opportunities, if ocean acidification is dealt with properly.
South Africa has the opportunity to benefit from its ocean economy. But to do that, the country needs to put better policies in place to counter ocean acidification.
There's an ever-increasing demand for more shipping routes and it's taking its toll on the planet.
Despite adjustments to temperature data in the Arctic, the overall global warming trend remains the same.
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Attacks on institutions that keep records of global temperatures, such as NASA, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the UK Met Office, and Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, continue…
It is estimated that a substantial portion of recent global warming in the Arctic is caused by naturally occurring warm “sweet…