[Global] The authors of an article published in the current issue of Phycologia collected information about recent algal blooms that Continue reading Atlantic “golden tide” likely originated in the open ocean
[Global, USA] Scientists predict that climate change is going to make Earth’s oceans more acidic, and that’s a problem for one important Continue reading Climate change effects: Carbon dioxide hurts algae the ocean needs
[Global] In the space of geologic seconds, coral reefs that took millions of years to grow are dying – and it’s our fault. Humans have Continue reading Here’s how our fossil fuel addiction is killing coral reefs
[Global] Arctic kelp forests may provide safety from acidifying oceans during long summer days because of extended sunlight Continue reading Will kelp forests provide refuges from ocean acidification?
[Australia] Literary giant Mark Twain once said, “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated,” and according to scientists, Continue reading Has the Great Barrier Reef died? Not quite
[USA] A small but growing number of entrepreneurs are creating sea-farming operations that cultivate shellfish together with kelp Continue reading Natural aquaculture: Can we save oceans by farming them?
[USA] When you’re sitting at a raw bar feasting on oysters, the environment may be the furthest thing from your mind. But Continue reading How seaweed could protect your oysters
[Canada] Visitors to Howe Sound have been seeing green recently, and it’s not due to envy. Continue reading Massive algae bloom puts Howe Sound in the green
The Great Barrier Reef is often vividly described, but one adjective that doesn’t make the cut is historic. And yet over thousands of years, untold billions of coral animals, like tiny construction workers, Continue reading There’s still hope for the Great Barrier Reef
[Global] The pH levels in the world’s oceans are lowering–becoming more acidic–as a result of the high concentrations of carbon dioxide pumped into the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels. Continue reading Coralline algae weakened by ocean acidification