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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...

Oceans Storing More Carbon Than Previously Thought

Posted 12.17.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: Oceans cover about 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, and act as an important carbon sink. However, each part ...

Why Did Mother Nature Do This to Us?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Without resorting to mythology, our view of nature must be intimate, because in a very real way the breathing of the forests is an extension or our breath, its rivers and oceans the source of our bloodstream, its life forms an extension of everything we eat and digest. No relationship could be closer.

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...

Dramatic Impacts of Rapid Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

James B. McClintock | Posted 01.07.2013 | Science
James B. McClintock

More is at risk than ice shelves and rising seas as the Antarctic Peninsula shifts from a cold and dry climate to a warmer, moister, climate. The peninsula's fragile marine ecology, from the smallest bacterium to the largest baleen whale, is being challenged.

Rising Ocean Temps Threaten The Ocean Food Chain

Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Of all the plants and animals facing a potentially dire future because of climate change, a study relea...

Problems Ahead For Island Nations

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green

By Mary Slosson MONTEREY, Calif., Sept 24 (Reuters) - Food security problems caused by climate change and ocean acidification will hit...

Avoiding an 'Empty' Ocean Future

Francesca Koe | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

The suffering of the Moken sadly provides unequivocal evidence that our oceans are in crisis. If we are to learn anything from these incredible people it is to pay closer attention to what our oceans are telling us.

Ocean Frontiers: A Film for Everyone Who Cares About the Sea

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

The ocean is facing unprecedented challenges and it is up to us to find solutions to protect it. Ocean Frontiers is more than a film, it is an outreach campaign designed to engage, inspire and mobilize people to better manage and conserve our ocean.

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...

Oceans' Acidity Rate Skyrockets, Endangers Marine Life

The Independent | Steve Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The rate at which the oceans are becoming more acidic is greater today than at any time in tens of millions of years, according to a new study....