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OCEANS ACIDIFYING FAST: Rapidly Rising CO2 causing potential catastrophe

OCEANS ACIDIFYING FAST: Rapidly Rising CO2 causing potential catastrophe | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it

 

 

Since the industrial revolution began, we have released 2 trillion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere, and about one-third of it went into the ocean. We initially thought that the ocean taking up CO2 was a good thing – because it took it out of the atmosphere. Unfortunately, we were wrong.  There has been a 30% increase in the acidity of the ocean since 1700, and we now expect that by 2100, it will have become a 100% increase. This constitutes a rate of change in ocean chemistry that is 10 times anything scientists can document over the last 50 million years

 

 

Yale Environment 360, October 24, 2019

WIDESPREAD OCEAN ACIDIFICATION POSES SEVERE THREAT TO PLANET
Global acidification of the OCEANS 252 million years ago, caused by massive volcanic eruptions, is believed to have obliterated marine life in Earth’s largest mass extinction

 

                                                WATCH

                     OCEAN ACIDIFICATION IN A NUTSHELL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=d0kacyyLVB4

 

 

Ice News From The Nordics, October 26, 2019

OCEAN ACIDIFICATION - A GRAVE THREAT TO GLOBAL MARINE LIFE. 

So, what is OCEAN ACIDIFICATION in its simplest definition?
Ocean Acidification may be the most devastating result of climate change for mankind to tackle.

 

 

 

New Scientist, November 25, 2014

 - ▶  ANIMALS ARE ALREADY DISSOLVING IN SOUTHERN OCEAN

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22531-animals-are-already-dissolving-in-southern-ocean-acid.html

 

- ▶  RISE OF ACID OCEAN EATS AWAY BASE OF FOOD CHAIN http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/rise-of-acid-ocean-eats-away-base-of-food-chain-8348892.html

 

Los Angeles Times, December 16, 2019

CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS RISING IN ACIDITY AT ALARMING RATE, STUDY FINDS.

Unexpected connection between Acidification and a CLIMATE cycle

Threatening major fisheries and sounding the alarm that the ocean can absorb only so much more of the world’s carbon emissions.

new study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration also made an 

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-12-16/ocean-acidification-california

 

Eurasia Review, September 23, 2018

 OCEAN ACIDIFICATION MAY REDUCE SEA SCALLOP FISHERIES BY 50% http://www.eurasiareview.com/23092018-ocean-acidification-may-reduce-sea-scallop-fisheries/

 

Mongabay May 08, 2014
UNDERWATER HORRORS:  SHELLS OF MARINE LIFE MELTING OFF THE COAST OF U.S. http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0508-hance-sea-butterflies-ocean-acidification.html

 

 

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION - AN INTRODUCTION - THE TWIN SISTER TO CLIMATE CHANGE http://www.awi.de/en/news/focus/2013/ocean_acidification/

 

August 26, 2013 Time Magazine
HOW OCEAN ACIDIFICATION WILL MAKE CLIMATE CHANGE WORSE http://science.time.com/2013/08/26/ocean-acidification-will-make-climate-change-worse/

 

Guardian Environment, October 2, 2013
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION DUE TO CARBON EMISSIONS UNPRECEDENTED IN EARTH'S KNOW HISTORY - THE NEXT MASS EXTINCTION MAY HAVE ALREADY BEGUN  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/oct/03/ocean-acidification-carbon-dioxide-emissions-levels

 

Science AAAS, August 15, 2014

ACIDIFYING OCEANS IMPAIR SHARK SENSES. Ocean waters are becoming increasingly acidic as they absorb the atmospheric CO2 released by human activities. Previous research has shown that CO2-rich, acidic waters may impair the ability of reef fish to smell predators. http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2014/08/acidifying-waters-impair-shark-senses

 

The Conservation, January 29, 2014
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION HAMPERING FISHES' EYESIGHT, LEAVING THEM VULNERABLE TO PREDATORS http://theconversation.com/ocean-acidification-leaving-fish-in-the-dark-study-22538

 

Grist, July 02, 2014

OCEAN ACIDIFICATION COULD BE CREATING FRIENDLESS FISH AS THEY LOSE THEIR ABILITY TO RECOGNIZED EACH OTHER http://grist.org/climate-energy/ocean-acidification-could-be-creating-friendless-fish/

 

August 25, 2013 Guardian Environment
RAPIDLY RISING CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS IN THE ATMOSPHERE ARE CAUSING POTENTIAL CATASTROPHE IN OUR OCEANS AS THEY BECOME MORE ACIDIC, SCIENTISTS WARN
Experts claim current rate of change is likely to be more than 10 times faster than it has ever been in Earth's history  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/aug/25/rising-acid-levels-seas-endanger-marine-poertner

 

 May 6, 2013 BBC News Science and Environment
CARBON DIOXIDE IS RAPIDLY ALTERING THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ARCTIC AND THE CHANGES WILL LAST MANY THOUSAND OF YEARS, REPORT SAYS http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22408341

 

SciDev.Net, November 15, 2013
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION SET TO SPIRAL OUT OF CONTROL http://www.scidev.net/global/climate-change/scidev-net-at-large/ocean-acidification-set-to-spiral-out-of-control.html

 

Guardian Environment, October 05, 2014
 FISH FAILING TO ADAPT TO RISING CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS IN OCEAN http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/oct/06/fish-failing-to-adapt-to-rising-carbon-dioxide-levels-in-ocean

 

New Scientist, April 20, 2015
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION MIGHT BE SHRINKING SOME MARINE SPECIES As ocean acidification begins to bite, some marine species might adapt by shrinking – threatening the profitability of commercial fisheries. http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27385-miniature-sea-snails-found-in-acidic-sea-near-volcanic-seeps.html#.VTaU32ZQW6A

 

 

                                             SEA CHANGE

                                          The Seattle Times

         CAN SEA LIFE ADAPT TO SOURING, ACIDIFYING  OCEANS? http://apps.seattletimes.com/reports/sea-change/2013/nov/2/can-sea-life-adapt/?cmpid=newscred

 

 

Guardian Environment, April 13, 2014
ENTIRE MARINE FOOD CHAIN AT RISK FROM RISING CO2 LEVELS IN WATER http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/14/entire-marine-food-chain-at-risk-from-rising-co2-levels-in-water

 

10 MARINE SPECIES ON THE BRINK OF MASS EXTINCTION DUE TO OCEAN ACIDIFICATION 

https://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/ocean-conservation/10-marine-species-brink-mass-extinction-due-ocean-acidification/?campaign=daily_nl

 

                                      SPECIAL REPORT - VIDEO
                                            The Seattle Times
                              SEA CHANGE:  OCEAN ACIDIFICATION
                                                 PART 1:

PACIFIC OCEAN PERILOUS TURN OVERVIEW

Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom.
http://apps.seattletimes.com/reports/sea-change/2013/sep/11/pacific-ocean-perilous-turn-overview/

 

                                                 PART 2:

SCIENTISTS FEAR OCEAN ACIDIFICATION WILL DRIVE COLLAPSE OF ALASKA'S ICONIC CRAB FISHERY http://apps.seattletimes.com/reports/sea-change/2013/sep/11/alaska-crab-industry/

 

 

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 Mongabay, December 03, 2014
ANIMALS DISSOLVING DUE TO CARBON EMISSIONS. Marine snails, also known as sea butterflies, are dissolving in the Southern Seas due to anthropogenic carbon emissions, according to a new study in Nature GeoScience. Scientists have discovered that the snail's shells are being corroded away as pH levels in the ocean drop due to carbon emissions, a phenomenon known as ocean acidification. The snails in question, Limacina helicina antarctica, play a vital role in the food chain, as prey for plankton, fish, birds, and even whales. http://news.mongabay.com/2012/1203-hance-ocean-acidification-dissolving-snails.html

  

ClimateProgress, February 06, 2015
MAINE REPORT WARNS OF 'URGENT' NEED TO ADDRESS OCEAN ACIDIFICATION - LUCRATIVE LOBSTERS AND CRUSTACEANS AT RISK 

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2015/02/06/3619987/maine-ocean-acidification-report/

 

Grist, January 08, 2015
GET READY FOR ENDLESSLY GROSS SHRIMP, THANKS TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND ACIDIFYING OCEANS http://grist.org/list/get-ready-for-endlessly-gross-shrimp-thanks-to-climate-change/

 

CBS News, Februay2, 2015
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION SPELLS TROUBLE FOR SHELLFISH http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ocean-acidification-spells-trouble-for-shellfish-industry/

 

June 14, 2013 New Scientist
ACIDIFYING SEAWATER SEES OYSTERS IN RACE TO GROW SHELLS http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn23707-acidifying-seawater-sees-oysters-in-race-to-grow-shells.html

 

 

 Quartz, May 02, 2014

THE OCEAN IS SO ACIDIC IT'S EATING AWAY THE SHELLS OF SEA SNAILS http://qz.com/205180/the-ocean-is-so-acidic-its-eating-away-the-shells-of-sea-snails/

 

Climate Progress, February 26, 2014

ACIDIC WATERS KILL 10 MILLION SCALLOPS OFF VANCOUVER http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/02/26/3332141/ocean-acidification-kills-scallops/

 

 June 29, 2013 Climate Central
ACID OCEANS THREATEN BILLION-DOLLAR OYSTER BUSINESS http://www.climatecentral.org/news/acid-oceans-threaten-billion-dollar-oyster-business-16168

 

 May 23, 2013 New York Times

OYSTER SHELLS ARE AN ANTACID TO THE OCEANS http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/21/science/oyster-shells-are-an-antacid-to-the-oceans.html?_r=0

  

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 Daily Kos, October 4, 2013
THE OCEANS ARE DYING:  OXYGEN IS DEPLETING, ACIDITY RISING AT FASTEST RATE IN 3 MILLION YEARS http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/10/04/1243700/-The-Oceans-are-Dying-Oxygen-is-Depleting-Acidity-Rising-at-Fastest-Rate-in-300-000-000-Years

 

 Phys.org, November 10, 2014
NEW GLOBAL MAPS DETAIL HUMAN-CAUSED OCEAN ACIDIFICATION  A team of scientists has published the most comprehensive picture yet of how acidity levels vary across the world's oceans, providing a benchmark for years to come as enormous amounts of human-caused carbon emissions continue to wind up at sea.  http://phys.org/news/2014-11-global-human-caused-ocean-acidification.html#jCp

 

 

                                                       VIDEO
                                        OCEAN ACIDIFICATION
                A Threat to Economies and Cultures Around the World
http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2014/08/21/video-ocean-acidification-a-threat-to-economies-and-cultures-around-the-world/

                                                 SMITHSONIAN

                                http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-acidification

  

Phys.Org, February 16, 2015
THINK OCEAN ACIDIFICATION IS NOT A PROBLEM. THINK AGAIN. SATELLITE IMAGES REVEAL IT FROM SPACE  http://phys.org/news/2015-02-satellite-images-reveal-ocean-acidification.html

 

 Aeon, February 18, 2014
ACID TRAP: EARTH'S OCEANS ARE BEGINNING TO WARM AND TURN ACIDIC, ENDANGERING PLANKTON AND THE ENTIRE MARINE FOOD CHAIN http://aeon.co/magazine/nature-and-cosmos/plankton-the-tiny-sentinels-of-the-deep/

 

Scientific American, August 06, 2014
-▶ WHICH OCEAN SPECIES WILL OUTLAST THE RISING ACIDITY OF SEAWATER? http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/which-ocean-species-will-outlast-the-rising-acidity-of-seawater/

  

Bloomberg, May 02, 2014

CARBON DIOXIDE BEAT HISTORIC LEVEL EVERY DAY LAST MONTH. “We’re running out of time, but not solutions,” Ed Chen, a spokesman for the Natural Resources Defense Council, said... “The next big step is to limit, for the first time, carbon pollution being spewed by our power plants.” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-02/carbon-dioxide-exceeds-historic-threshold-through-april.html

 

 

OCEANS WILL NOT SURVIVE "BUSINESS AS USUAL" http://www.ipsnews.net/2012/03/oceans-will-not-survive-lsquobusiness-as-usualrsquo/

 

  

                                    THE END OF CORAL REEFS?

              AROUND FOR 10 MILLION YEARS, WIPED OUT IN 100

                                        http://sco.lt/7y1XHt

 

 

 Inter Press Service, October 15, 2013
NO SAFE HAVENS IN INCREASINGLY ACID OCEANS
Oil, gas and coal are contaminating the world’s oceans from top to bottom, threatening the lives of more than 800 million people, a new study warns http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/10/no-safe-havens-in-increasingly-acid-oceans/

 

BBC News - March 26, 2014
HOW CLIMATE CHANGE WILL ACIDIFY THE OCEANS Off the remote eastern tip of Papua New Guinea a natural phenomenon offers an alarming glimpse into the future of the oceans, as increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere make sea water more acidic. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26746039

 

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GREENLAND'S MELTING

CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN

http://sco.lt/8bjv73

 

               CLIMATE CHANGE: CHANGING OUR WORLD FOREVER 

               THE WAY TO A NEW, UNKNOWN ARCTIC ECOSYSTEM

                                           http://sco.lt/8eWiUz

 

 

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April 26, 2013 Terra Daily

-▶ RISING SEAS WASHING AWAY PACIFIC LEADER'S HOME ISLAND Rising seas washing away Pacific leader's home island http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Rising_seas_washing_away_Pacific_leaders_home_island_999.html

 

                                                      VIDEO

                                                 SEA CHANGE:

               THE LOSS OF OCEAN SPECIES IS STAGGERING

                                         http://sco.lt/51LeCn

 

 

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                         CLIMATE CHANGE, CARBON, C02

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-▶ WE HAVE KNOWN ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE FOR 75 YEARS http://grist.org/news/we-have-known-about-climate-change-for-75-years/

 

GREENLAND', ARCTIC, ANTARCTICA MELTING: CREATING A DIFFERENT CLIMATE THAN EARTH HAS EVER SEEN http://sco.lt/819UHZ

 

-▶ ARCTIC IS RELEASING HUNDREDS, PERHAPS THOUSANDS, OF ENORMOUS PLUMES OF METHANE DIRECTLY INTO EARTH'S ATMOSPHERE  http://sco.lt/6SoeAL

 

 -▶ HIGH MERCURY LEVELS IN ANTARCTIC WATERS SEA 4x MORE THAN...http://www.scoop.it/t/our-oceans-need-us/p/961166086/high-mercury-levels-in-antarctic-waters-sea-4x-more-than

 

                                                        WATCH 

                                      "MERCURY RISING" Short Film

                                      Poisoned Planet, Poisoned Food

                                              http://sco.lt/6nrixF

 

 

OBAMA'S ARCTIC STRATEGY SETS OFF A CLIMATE BOMB. 

THE SUICIDAL RACE FOR ARCTIC'S NATURAL RESOURCES

                                          http://sco.lt/5pPxWD

 

                       COAL BURNING EXACTS A LETHAL PRICE

                                          http://sco.lt/8wLmKX

 

PRICING CARBON AND CARBON STORAGE. 

FAILED STRATEGIES THAT WON'T SAVE THE CLIMATE OR PLANET http://sco.lt/7GrrPd

  

  

                                             DEEP SEA MINING

'GOLD RUSH' MOVES CLOSER AS ICE MELTS, DEVASTATING OCEAN SEABEDS, DESTROYING UNKNOWN ECOSYSTEMS http://sco.lt/5tF4s5

   

 BILLIONS OF POUNDS OF PLASTIC IN OUR OCEAN: IMPACT ON SEA LIFE, YOUR SEAFOOD AND YOUR HEALTH

http://sco.lt/768Gsz

 

DEEP END : THE DISASTER WE'VE WROUGHT ON THE WORLD'S OCEANS MAY BE IRREVOCABLE  http://sco.lt/5pUYyX

 

 

                                        VERY IMPORTANT WATCH

                                          "PLANET OCEAN" FILM 

                      An Amazing Film, Great Cinemaphotography

                                           by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

                                              http://sco.lt/9FB89B

 

                                                         VIDEO:

                                TAMING THE BLUE FRONTIER

                        CAN AQUACULTURE BE SUSTAINABLE?

                                               http://sco.lt/6iy6ID

 

 

"WE HAVE FIVE MINUTES BEFORE MIDNIGHT"

UN CHIEF SCIENTIST URGES ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE - NEW IPCC REPORT 

http://sco.lt/6heNd3

 

 

POWERFUL WATCH

USA State Department

CLIMATE CHANGE

A WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION

SECRETARY KERRY DELIVERS REMARKS ON CLIMATE

http://sco.lt/8JvN3Z

 

  

THE VIBRANT OCEANS INITIATIVE: 

BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES INVEST $53 MILLION IN OCEAN RESTORATION

http://sco.lt/6VBiL3

 

 

 

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Jose's curator insight, March 20, 2014 12:22 PM

When reading this article i find it amazing what is going on around the world. Places like Antarctica are changing dramatically in ways people are not in control of. What used to be an icy and colder places is now deteriorating and melting. I find it scary in a way because what else is going to change as the years go by. What are the next generation of people going to be apart of or get to witnesses now that many places and things are coming closer to be extinct. 

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Acid oceans: in some regions acidification a 'hundred times greater' than natural variation

Acid oceans: in some regions acidification a 'hundred times greater' than natural variation | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it
Emissions of carbon over the last two centuries have raised the acidity of the oceans to the highest levels in 21,000 years and likely beyond, according to a new study in Nature Climate Change.

 

 

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OCEAN ACIDIFYING: RAPIDLY RISING CO2 IN ATMOSPHERE CAUSING POTENTIAL CATASTROPHE http://sco.lt/8LsqbR

 

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