VILLEFRANCE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) - Water temperatures in the northwestern Mediterranean are increasing much faster than global averages, threatening the survival of several species, French researchers said. Weekly water …
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The Biological Impacts of Ocean Acidification report authors say some creatures may benefit directly from the chemical changes - but even these could still be adversely affected indirectly by shifts in the whole food web. What is more, the …
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California also is taking ambitious steps to prepare for sea-level rise. In May, a team of scientists in conjunction ... Our main focus at this conference was the threat posed by increasing ocean acidification, a byproduct of carbon dioxide …
Scientists in Australia used a unique system of coral atolls in the southern Great Barrier Reef to experiment on the …
IN the week of Scott Morrison’s first budget, 330 scientists in Hobart were focusing on the astonishingly rapid shift in global ocean chemistry. The fourth international conference on “the ocean in a high-CO2 world” looked at how rising carbon ...
Natural weathering processes will eventually neutralize the rising acidity of the oceans, but this will require many thousands of years to restore the equilibrium disrupted by human release of CO2. Some species are adapting to the …
Ocean acidification is underway, and it’s hurting oysters in ... s ability to take up carbon dioxide prevents atmospheric levels from climbing even higher, rising levels of carbon dioxide dissolved in the ocean can have a negative effect on …