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

Hardt, Marah J., Safina, Carl. Aug 2010. Threatening Ocean Life from the Inside Out. Carbon dioxide emissions are making the oceans more acidic, imperiling the growth and reproduction of species from plankton to squid.  Scientific American. Threatening Ocean Life from … Continue reading

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