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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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Sea changes harming ocean now could someday undermine marine food chain

Biology / Marine Biology : Ocean Acidification (2 years ago)

New research by Seattle scientists shows that pteropods — tiny snail-like sea creatures crucial to marine food webs — are being damaged decades earlier than expected by ocean acidification, the souring of seas from human-caused carb... 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

Scientific Panel: Global Warming Threatens Society, Warning System Needed

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Ecocentric (last year)

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

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