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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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United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea – advance report now available

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (last year)

The report from the United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea meeting in June, which focused its discussions on ocean acidification, is now available. United Nations, July 2013, Report. 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 Roundup: Deep Sea Sediments Act as Microplastic Sinks, Risso’s Dolphins Stranding in High Numbers, and More

Biology / Marine Biology : The Beacon (yesterday)

A Risso’s dolphin. These dolphins have been stranding in high numbers along Tasmania. (Photo: Images by John 'K' / Flickr Creative Commons) - A federal report released this week found that temperatures in the Arctic are warming at t... Read Post


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