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 ...
Rise in the water temperatures of Gulf of Maine within a century can be threatening for lobsters and the sea food industry, according to the latest research conducted by the University of Maine Darling Marine Center and Bigelow Laboratory for …
As atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rise, very few coral reef ecosystems will be spared the impacts of ocean acidification or sea surface temperature rise, according to a new analysis. The damage will cause the most …
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 …
Ocean acidification is occurring as the oceans absorb increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, where carbon dioxide concentrations are steadily rising because of emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. Absorption of …