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Ocean Acidification

From Oceanus Magazine

January 9, 2014

Can Squid Abide Ocean's Lower pH?

Experiments hint at harm to critical balance organs

October 23, 2013

Tiny. Ubiquitous. Vital. Delicate. Vulnerable.

All these words describe pteropods ("wing-foot")

October 9, 2013

Sassy Scallops

How will shellfish fare as ocean conditions shift?

October 4, 2013

A Quest For Resilient Reefs

Corals are threatened by the ocean's changing chemistry

April 25, 2012

Exhibit Spotlights Sea Butterflies

Scientist and sculptress share love of charismatic microfauna

October 8, 2010

Will More Acidic Oceans Be Noisier?

Acousticians quiet warnings that sounds will travel farther

March 12, 2010

The Once and Future Corals

An audio slideshow: Research on the reefs

January 8, 2010

The Socioeconomic Costs of Ocean Acidification

Seawater's lower pH will affect food supplies, pocketbooks, and lifestyles

December 22, 2009

Should We Inject Carbon Dioxide into the Deep Ocean?

Study finds that some seafloor life may be harmed by high CO2 levels

December 4, 2009

Ocean Acidification: A Risky Shell Game

How will climate change affect the shells and skeletons of sea life?

April 15, 2008

The Oceans Feel Impacts from Acid Rain

Chemicals from power plants and farming especially affect coastal waters

September 30, 2007

WHOI Scientists Testify to Congress

Ocean acidification and wind power are the topics

November 29, 2006

How Long Can the Ocean Slow Global Warming?

How much excess carbon dioxide can the ocean hold and how will it affect marine life?

smoke stacks
October 5, 2005

Earth Can't Soak Up Excess Fossil Fuel Emissions Indefinitely

By the end of the century, the land and ocean may reach their capacity to absorb greenhouse gas from the atmosphere

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