NEWS: Marine life seeking to escape warming oceans will find that climate change is damaging potential refuge areas
NEWS: Development of group of alga may be stunted as oceans absorb more carbon dioxide, with widespread effects for marine life, say scientists
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Jumping conch snails could become more vulnerable to predators as rising CO2 damages their nervous systems
As climate change warms the world’s oceans, they are becoming more acidic. Researchers in Europe and the US have found the rising acidity is bad news for several species.
New review agrees with the IPCC that the oceans are absorbing warming caused by carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases
Morning summary: Oceans being heated by climate change absorbs more CO2 says new research; Fukushima nuclear plant has suffered a second breach; China is ramping up solar manufacturing
As oceans become more acidic, smaller plankton will thrive at the expense of larger species, with potentially serious effects
Melting sea ice exposes Arctic Ocean to atmospheric CO2, acidifying water and damaging ecosystems
Morning summary: Ocean acidification means marine organisms emit less of the sulphur compounds that keep planet cool
Coral reefs may be able to survive ocean acidity, but can they survive other issues like pollution and overfishing?
US Clean Water Act could be used to combat the growing threat posed by ocean acidification, caused by rising levels of carbon dioxide
Former Foreign Secretary to co-chair new Global Ocean Commission to find answers to economical and environmental challenges of the high seas
Seychelles’ climate change ambassador Ronny Jumeau says he does not expect to leave the impending UN climate change talks in Doha with a smile on his face.