Threat from oxygen loss in oceans left off table in Paris talks

Threat from oxygen loss in oceans left off table in Paris talks By Renee Lewis for aljazeera.comDecember 11, 2015 Many know about acidification and rising sea levels from climate change; few realize the threat from oceans' oxygen loss While some effects of climate change on the oceans—including acidification and rising sea levels — are well known, its effects on oxygen levels in [...]

2017-01-17T09:21:53+00:00December 16th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Threat from oxygen loss in oceans left off table in Paris talks

The upside-down world of the Gulf’s dead zone

The upside-down world of the Gulf's dead zone By Robynne Boyd for mnn.comDecember 10, 2015 Farming runoff turns the sea floor into a wet desert and forces species onward or upward.   Stirred up ocean sediment in the Gulf of Mexico. Adding the range of colors in the picture are nutrients like iron from soil and [...]

2017-01-17T09:21:53+00:00December 11th, 2015|News|Comments Off on The upside-down world of the Gulf’s dead zone