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25 June 2014

Millions of tonnes of plastics pollute our oceans, impacting the creatures that live in or depend on the ocean – and that includes humans.

Indian ocean image - stock xchng square
23 June 2014

A key climate event that brings significantly lower rainfall and drought to southern and central Australia may occur three times more often this century compared to the 20th century as a result of global warming.

East Australian current - more ribbon than tube
6 June 2014

Did Hollywood tell us the truth about what happens with the flow of the East Australia Current?

Ocean shield by   LSIS Bradley Darvill, Navy Imagery Unit-West
30 May 2014

The search for missing flight MH370 isn’t over in the Southern Indian Ocean – it’s just going deeper in an attempt to cover the ocean floor over a much wider area.

27 May 2014

In Sydney it has been more like early summer than the beginning of winter.

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8 May 2014

Climate variability in eastern Australia is strongly related to ENSO. Andrew King investigates the detail about what this means for rainfall.

8 May 2014

Prof Andy Pitman and Dr Sarah Perkins write about how climate change is affecting heatwaves in the Doomsday edition of online magazine New Idealist.

8 May 2014

Climate researchers are seeing the beginnings of what could be the most powerful El Niño event since 1997/98.

Deep sea - stock xchng web
31 March 2014

As the effort to find Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 moves inexorably towards the recovery stage, the challenge of finding the plane’s flight recorder on the ocean floor will become a game of blind man’s bluff.

20 December 2013

Global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by 2100 and potentially more than 8°C by 2200 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced