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Tag Archives: Indian Ocean

The world’s ocean is bearing the brunt of a changing climate. Explore its past and future in our new series

shutterstock. Wes Mountain, The Conversation Oceans 21 is a Conversation international series examining the history and future of the world’s ocean. Five profiles open our series on the global ocean, delving into ancient Indian Ocean trade networks, Pacific plastic pollution, Arctic light and life, Atlantic fisheries and the Southern Ocean’s impact on global climate. Explore the series in the link …

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Exploring the Indian Ocean as a rich archive of history – above and below the water line

Shutterstock Isabel Hofmeyr, University of the Witwatersrand and Charne Lavery, University of Pretoria On many beaches around the Indian Ocean, keen observers may spot bits of broken pottery. Washed smooth by the ocean, these shards are in all likelihood hundreds of years old, from centres of ceramic production like the Middle Eastern Abbasid caliphate and the Chinese Ming dynasty. Originally …

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The world’s ocean is bearing the brunt of a changing climate. Explore its past and future in our new series

shutterstock. Wes Mountain, The Conversation Oceans 21 is a Conversation international series examining the history and future of the world’s ocean. Five profiles open our series on the global ocean, delving into ancient Indian Ocean trade networks, Pacific plastic pollution, Arctic light and life, Atlantic fisheries and the Southern Ocean’s impact on global climate. Explore the series in the link …

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