Posted on PBS Newshour: SCIENCE WEDNESDAY — SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 — By April Brown Rising levels of ocean acidity is bad news for pteropods or “sea butterflies”, a species that plays a critical role in its ecosystem. Photo by Nina Bednarsek/NOAA SEATTLE – It’s a sunny and mild summer’s
Posted on SF Gate: 15 Sep 2013 — By CRAIG WELCH, The Seattle Times (Excerpts from the Seattle Times article posted 14 Sep 2013) To understand how [ocean acidification] will alter the seas, The Seattle Times crisscrossed the Pacific Ocean from Papua New Guinea to Alaska, interviewed nearly 150 experts
Posted on USGS Newsroom: 11 Sep 2013 Acidification of the Arctic Ocean is occurring faster than projected according to new findings published in the journal PLOS ONE. The increase in rate is being blamed on rapidly melting sea ice, a process that may have important consequences for health of the Arctic ecosystem.
Posted on Seattle Times: Story by Craig Welch, Photographs by Steve Ringman DUTCH HARBOR, Alaska — For decades, the crab piled up in fishing boats like gold coins hauled from a rich and fertile sea. But the very ocean that nursed these creatures may prove to be this industry’s undoing. New research earlier
Posted on The Seattle Times: Story by Craig Welch, Photos by Steve Ringman (including comments from C-CAN collaborators) Ocean acidification, the lesser-known twin of climate change, threatens to scramble marine life on a scale almost too big to fathom. NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea — Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive