Articles from September 2011

Rare undersea volcanic vents show oceans’ increasing acidity likely to hurt biodiversity, endanger ecosystem stability, say Stanford researchers

BY Louis Bergeron, Posted on Stanford Report, September 12, 2011 — Some rare undersea volcanic vents that emit carbon dioxide – which makes the water around them more acidic – have given Stanford researchers a look at how marine ecosystems may be affected as global warming intensifies. Carbon dioxide is