ocean acidification
Changing Oceans Breed Disease
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
Oysters At Risk
The Scientist Staff | Jun 30, 2016
Climate change is causing ocean acidification, and shellfish, such as oysters, are bearing the brunt of the shift.
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Adapting to Elevated CO2
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
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
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
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
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.