which are considered one of the harbingers of ocean acidification,” says Sutton. Rising acidity (lowering pH) in the oceans, or ocean acidification, is a chemical change caused by the ocean’s absorption of CO 2 …
Pacific Ocean
Portner, is a meta-analysis looking at the specific effects rising acid levels are likely to have on specific categories of ocean life: corals, echinoderms, molluscs, crustaceans and fishes. Every category is projected …
Time
SYDNEY—Oceansrising acid levels have emerged as one of the biggest threats to coral reefs, acting as the “osteoporosis of the sea” and threatening everything from food security to tourism to livelihoods, the head of a …
Rising
The study’s results indicate that human greenhouse gas emissions play a critical role in ocean pH levels and, consequently, marine habitats. The findings of the study were recently published in PloS ONE in an article by …
Daily Nexus
with unsettling predictions about populations displaced by sea-level rise, drought and storm damage, etc. But when it comes to "the other carbon problem," ocean acidification, the discussion remains stuck between …
It’s been a busy weekend for the study of ocean acidification ... called ocean acidification. Bryan Walsh at Time summarizes two new studies on the topic published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The first looks …
Climate change
The findings, published in the journal Science, shed light on the dangers of rising ocean acidity – a phenomenon ... which are closely linked to levels of ocean acidification, as well as certain carbon isotopes, which are …
Extinction
The rise in acidity damages the economy of developing villages ... with less of a chance at sustainable civilization. Ocean Acidification also …
Waldbusser is part of a small team of scientists now exploring the idea that seagrasses, kelps, and shell beds might be able to counteract the rising tide of ocean acidity in local hot spots, making life a little easier for …
Yale University
The burning of fossil fuels is causing a rise of acid levels in the ocean, and it may be harming sea life, according to a new study by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The burning of fossil fuels
Fossil fuel