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Climate Change Oceans

Acidic Oceans Could Quiet Coral Reefs

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 12.18.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Doug E. Fresh may have some competition in the beatboxing arena from unlikely source. It’s not...

For the Ocean's Sake, Tame the High Seas 'Wild West'

Sigourney Weaver | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green
Sigourney Weaver

Over the years, I have witnessed the steady decline of the dolphins that used to chase our boat, the fish that I could land, and the plentiful shellfish I took for granted. The oceans of my childhood have been overfished, polluted, and strewn with plastic waste.

Scientists Warn Of Hot, Sour, Breathless Oceans

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greenhouse gases are making the world's oceans hot, sour and breathless, and the way those changes work together is creating a gri...

The World's Oceans Will Be Dramatically Different In 100 Years | Posted 12.21.2013 | Green

By the end of this century, the world's oceans will undergo drastic changes that will have major impacts both on undersea life and on hundreds of mill...

PHOTOS: Breathtaking Underwater Views Of Threatened Coral Reefs

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green

Convincing doubters about the dangers of climate change is a hard job, one that becomes even more difficult when, as is the case with coral reefs, the...

Ocean Temps Along U.S. Northeast Break Major Record

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

The warmest year on record for the continental U.S. also brought the warmest recorded sea surface temperatures in 150 years for the East Coast between...

Are Australia's Waves Getting Bigger?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Coastal areas in parts of Australia, Indonesia and Antarctica will be hard-hit by stronger winds and waves...

The Winners And Losers In A Warming Sea

Posted 10.03.2012 | Green

From Katharine Gammon, LiveScience Contributor: The world's oceans are getting more acidic, a phenomenon predicted to wreak havoc on most sea life....

Ocean Acidification Could Disrupt Marine Food Chains

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | Green

By Jim Drury CAMBRIDGE, England, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Ocean acidification caused by climate change is making it harder for creatures from...

Do Oceans Hold The Key To Fighting Climate Change?

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Green

* Carbon, absorbed by algae, sinks to the ocean bed-study * Authors of the study say more experiments needed * Doubts re...

Climate Change's 'Equally Evil Twin'

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green

SYDNEY (AP) — Oceans' rising acid levels have emerged as one of the biggest threats to coral reefs, acting as the "osteoporosis of the sea" and thre...

'Humans Have Played A Dominant Role' In Warming Our Oceans

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green

Despite the onslaught of politicians attempting to project an air of question around man-made climate change, studies continue to emerge proving the c...

Study: Oceans Warming For Much Longer Than Previously Thought

Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

By Joseph Castro, LiveScience Staff Writer: The world's oceans have been warming for more than 100 years, twice as long as previously believed, new...

A Sea Change in Ocean Conservation

Peter Seligmann | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green
Peter Seligmann

Marine conservation is not just critical for the health of our oceans.