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Changing Oceans Breed Disease
Christie Wilcox | Jul 1, 2016
In the planet’s warming and acidifying oceans, species from corals to lobsters and fish are succumbing to pathogenic infection.
Oysters At Risk
Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Climate change is causing ocean acidification, and shellfish, such as oysters, are bearing the brunt of the shift.
Adapting to Elevated CO
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Sep 1, 2015
High carbon dioxide levels can irreversibly rev up a cyanobacterium’s ability to fix nitrogen over the long term, a study finds.
Study: Acidic Oceans Behind Extinctions
Kerry Grens | Apr 13, 2015
Massive die-offs of just about every marine species millions of years ago are thought to have resulted from a surge of carbon dioxide.
Ocean Acidification Harming Shellfish
Bob Grant | Dec 17, 2014
Researchers determine why larval oysters and mussels are sensitive to reduced pH.
Life in the Slow Lane
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Aug 1, 2014
The speed of water flowing around coralline algae, a critical member of coral reef and coastal seaweed communities, affects their response to ocean acidification.
Ocean Acidity Affects Climate
Kate Yandell | Aug 27, 2013
Acidification of the oceans may lead to lower sulfur levels in the atmosphere, worsening the effects of climate change.
West Coast Marine Threat
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 18, 2012
Rising ocean acidity along the California coast may wreak havoc in the region’s oyster populations.