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Collapsing Seas Infographic

  Here’s a not-so-fun but highly informative infographic I though our readers could get something from. Basically, I think many of us assume that the oceans are so vast that we can’t do too much harm to them. But oh, how we underestimate the impact of billions of humans. For several reasons, our oceans [...]
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Scientific Panel: Global Warming Threatens Society, Warning System Needed

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Ecocentric (12 months ago)

A scientific panel has called for the creation of an early ecological warning system after finding that global warming threatens a polar sea ice collapse, vast dead zones in the ocean and mass plant and animal extinction, possibly h... Read Post

Arctic Ocean acidifiying at ‘unprecedented levels’ as sea ice melts

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (last year)

Melting sea ice exposes Arctic Ocean to atmospheric CO2, acidifying water and damaging ecosystem Melting sea ice is causing the Arctic Ocean to acidify at an unprecedented rate, harming wildlife all the way up the food chain. Scient... Read Post

Ocean acidification reshapes the otolith-body allometry of growth in juvenile sea bream

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (10 hours ago)

The effects of elevated CO2 partial pressure (pCO2) on otolith calcification and on the coupling between somatic and otolith growth were investigated in juvenile gilthead sea bream Sparus aurata. Six-month old individuals were raise... Read Post


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