Fish carcasses deliver toxic mercury pollution to the deepest parts of the ocean

A new study into deep-sea fish and crustaceans has revealed the presence of anthropogenic mercury pollution at the deepest points in the ocean, including the Marianna Trench. Researchers suggest that the most likely source of the toxic chemical is the sinking bodies of dead fish from the surface. Mercury pollution in the ocean is an … More Fish carcasses deliver toxic mercury pollution to the deepest parts of the ocean

Harmful light pollution reaches up to 75% of the seafloor surrounding coastal cities

A ground-breaking new study has revealed for the first time the extent to which light pollution from coastal cities reaches nearby seafloor environments. It revealed that up to 75% of the 3D space surrounding the habitats can be exposed to light pollution, which can have highly damaging effects. Around 3/4 of world’s megacities are now … More Harmful light pollution reaches up to 75% of the seafloor surrounding coastal cities