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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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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

There’s How Much Plastic In The Ocean? [Infographic]

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Sustainablog (1 hour ago)

Our annual deposit of plastic in the ocean dwarfs previous estimates, according to a new study by UC Santa Barbara and the Ocean Conservancy The post There’s How Much Plastic In The Ocean? [Infographic] appeared first on Sustainablo... Read Post


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