Posts in: oceans

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Some corals are more resilient to acidifying oceans than we thought

Some corals are more resilient to acidifying oceans than we thought

But warming temperatures remain deadly

By | Posted December 13, 2017

Not just skimming the surface

Not just skimming the surface

A couple’s crusade against ocean plastic attacks a vast problem from multiple angles.

By | Posted August 9, 2015

Tackling the overfishing problem

Tackling the overfishing problem

How one government organization has brought America’s overfished populations back from the brink.

By | Posted May 20, 2014

Plankton to the people

Plankton to the people

Researchers reach out to citizen scientists to identify species

By | Posted November 14, 2013

Changing faster than the climate

Changing faster than the climate

These threatened species are unexpectedly surviving, even harnessing, global warming

By | Posted March 21, 2012

Fishing “Down The Pricelist” Threatens Ocean Ecosystems

Fishing “Down The Pricelist” Threatens Ocean Ecosystems

Overfishing has led Indian fisheries to rely on less marketable species for profit — a practice that could have severe ecological consequences

By | Posted November 9, 2010

How Rapidly Can Sea Level Rise?

How Rapidly Can Sea Level Rise?

Scientists gather evidence from the bathtub-ring-like traces left by Earth’s oscillating oceans

By | Posted April 14, 2010

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?

It’s hard out there for a symbiotic barnacle, but somehow they find a way

By | Posted March 22, 2010

Saltwater Invasion

Saltwater Invasion

Climate change is causing the oceans to flow further inland, putting pressure on coastal areas to adapt.

By | Posted June 22, 2007

Greening-up the Ocean

Greening-up the Ocean

Environmental business sets sail with hopes of creating a new frontier of ocean carbon storage.

By | Posted June 8, 2007

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