Category Archives: Acidification

Acidification of our oceans: unprecedented rate in past 300 million years

Acid stats 30% rise in acidity since preindustrial times (13 July 2012. Sciencevol 337:146) 150% increase by 2100 (13 July 2012. Sciencevol 337:146) Hönisch, Bärbel, et al. 2 Mar 2012. The Geological Record of Ocean Acidification. Science vol 335 #6072 … Continue reading

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Acid Oceans: how sea life is affected

April 30, 2014 Ocean acidity is dissolving shells of tiny snails off U.S. West Coast Biologists have found the first evidence that acidity of continental shelf waters off the U.S. West Coast is dissolving the shells of tiny free-swimming marine … Continue reading

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