Category Archives: Oceans

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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Mass Extinction in Oceans is happening NOW

ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2012) — Life in the world’s oceans faces far greater change and risk of large-scale extinctions than at any previous time in human history, a team of the world’s leading marine scientists has warned.  The researchers compared … Continue reading

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The nine boundaries we must not cross — or we may go extinct

[ Although everyone focuses on climate change there are 8 other destructive boundaries to be avoided as well. We’ve crossed three already: climate change, biodiversity loss, and the global nitrogen cycle.  The other six are ocean acidification, chemical pollution, atmospheric … Continue reading

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