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 …
A report by the Royal Society, the UK's leading scientific academy, said that rising carbon levels caused by the burning of fossil fuels had dramatically increased the acidity of seawater, threatening the oceans' ecosystems. Sea creatures …
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According to the report prepared by a group of 30 expert scientists, the rising acidity levels in our oceans will have serious consequences for shellfish, coral and other calcium-making organisms considered important parts of the food …
sea level rise and ocean acidification pose grave threats to the Northwest U.S., a region which in the report includes Oregon, Washington and Idaho. These are threats that are being felt all over the world, but several are particularly …
The report released Wednesday updates a strategic plan launched five years ago to address rising acidity levels in the ocean that threatens shellfish and other marine life. The report says new research is shedding light into the sources, …
The other (RCP8.5) reflects the current trajectory of business-as-usual CO2 emissions. Ocean acidification from CO2 blamed for world's worst mass extinction Rising acidity of oceans a major threat to coral reefs The study, published …
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"The data are sobering: projected sea level rise in the current century ... as well as underwater resources that will be effected by changes in ocean acidification, currents, and shipping patterns," the study said.
RISING acidity is eating away the shells of tiny snails, known as "sea butterflies", that live in the seas around Antarctica, leaving them vulnerable to predators and disease, scientists say. The study presents rare evidence of living …
along with the Tasman Sea, which show changes in acidification levels. "These are significant research outcomes for Australia as carbon emissions rise," Dr Lenton said. "The next step is to correlate past, present and likely future …
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Like warming seas and ocean acidification, oxygen loss is one of the most important ... In part that's because of rising temperatures. Warm water simply carries less oxygen. It also stokes the metabolism of both microbes and larger …