Blog Posts - Acidification



All (fisheries) models are wrong, but some are useful (to indigenous people)

Another post from Alejandro Frid. (Note: title modified from George Box‘s most excellent quote). — As an ecologist working for indigenous people of coastal British Columbia, western Canada, I live at the interface of two worlds. On the on...
by Conservation Bytes on Aug 1, 2015

Human Pressure on Earth Has Reached Extinction Danger Critical Level

First proposed by a group of Earth system and environmental scientists, planetary boundaries is an Earth system framework designed to define “safe operating space for humanity.” According to Wikipedia, this framework was designed for gove...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 17, 2015

Get serious about divestment

We are a sensitive and conflict-avoiding lot, aren’t we? Most scientists I know absolutely dread reprisals of any form, whether they are from a colleague commenting on their work, a sensationalism-seeking journalist posing nasty questions, or...
by Conservation Bytes on Nov 20, 2014

The ocean needs a climate leader

By Karen WristenUN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon’s address to the Climate Summit in New York last week was poignant:“Climate change is a defining issue of our age, of our present. Our response will define our future. To ride this storm we need al...
by Water Blogged on Sep 29, 2014

“The Ocean Is Dying”

A new Netflix documentary portrays the the life of Dr. Sylvia Earle, who broke through the gender barrier fifty years ago and has been studying the ocean ever since.
by The Alternative Mainstream on Aug 24, 2014

Scientists Displaying a Different Kind of Denial — A Different Kettle of Fish

A Different Kettle of Fish by DeviantArt.comMy husband and I have noticed that ocean and marine scientists seem to either understand better or care more deeply (pardon the pun) about the climate change crisis than scientists in many other fields. I f...
by Compassionate Climate Action on Mar 2, 2014

What a Broken Ankle Can Teach You About Climate Change Denial

I'm in a warm place. I mean that literally, not figuratively. Going someplace warm (actually, it's swelteringly hot and humid here) in the winter is something I haven't done since I learned about climate change almost 20 years ago. But we're here on...
by Compassionate Climate Action on Feb 23, 2014

Ketahanan Pangan Menjadi Terancam Akibat Meningkatnya Keasaman Laut Karena Emisi CO2

Meningkatnya emisi CO2 dimuka bumi ini menyebabkan lautan yang ada di Bumi semakin bertambah asam sebanyak 26 % sejak awal revolusi industri pada awal abad ke – 20. Kerusakan ekosistem laut akibat perubahan ekstrim iklim mengancam hingga ke per...
by Bisakimia on Dec 7, 2013

This Scientist Aims High To Save The World's Coral Reefs

Most scientists find a topic that interests them and keep digging deeper and deeper into the details. But Ken Caldeira takes the opposite approach in search for solutions to climate change. He goes after the big questions, and leaves the details...
by Global Rush on Jul 25, 2013

Climate Illogic: industrial climate disruption is not a popularity contest

Overwhelming evidence is why the vast majority of climate experts agree industrial climate disruption is real. But climate disruption deniers want you to believe it's all a popularity contest.
by Scholars & Rogues on Jul 16, 2013

"We are engaged in an unprecedented experiment." Scientist Michael Mann on 400ppm.

  "We are engaged in an unprecedented experiment." Scientist Michael Mann on 400ppm...
by Global Rush on Jul 9, 2013

Zintro fishing industry experts tackle complex concerns: Part 1

We asked Zintro fishing industry experts to provide an overview of the issues that keep them awake at night, whether it is ocean acidification’s impact on the shellfish industry, tighter regulations on the fishing industry, or new innovations in ma...
by Home Business Watchdog on Feb 25, 2013

Zintro fishing industry experts tackle complex concerns: Part 1

We asked Zintro fishing industry experts to provide an overview of the issues that keep them awake at night, whether it is ocean acidification’s impact on the shellfish industry, tighter regulations on the fishing industry, or new innovations in ma...
by Zintro Blog on Feb 25, 2013

Canadian ocean economies at risk from GHG emissions

The following piece was written by Rashid Sumaila, Director of the UBC Fisheries Centre & Fisheries Economics Research Unit, and originally appeared on the WWF Canada Blog here. Canada is blessed with the longest coastline in the world and one o...
by Water Blogged on Nov 27, 2012

The climate of climate change

The primary scientific literature on climate change spawns hundreds of debates on an array of topics. When the technical debate among experts, and the obvious uncertainties, are taken up by the media, they are typically treated as any other topic, wh...
by Conservation Bytes on Sep 3, 2012

Overlooked Species Theatre presents: Eelgrass

Carrie Robb is the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist at Living Oceans. Eelgrass perhaps doesn’t really qualify as overlooked.  Its importance as a nursery for fish, a feeding ground for birds, a shoreline stabilizer and a w...
by Water Blogged on Aug 30, 2012

Eating Sea Urchins in Apulia

Eating sea urchins is one of life simple pleasures. Is it being threatened by climate change?
by friday coming soon on Aug 8, 2012

Oil, Acid and Tankers: Why the campaign against Enbridge Northern Gateway is more than a pipeline – it’s a path to our future.

Sheila Muxlow is the Energy Campaign Manager at Living Oceans Society. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking I’m going to rant about the evils of fossil fuels and the horrors of climate change and the devastation we are going to leave...
by Water Blogged on Jun 6, 2012

How To Naturally Treat Kidney Stones With Nutrition

Someone asked a great question about kidney health on our Fan Page so I asked Dr. Corson what she thought and we recorded several great videos on kidney health and nutrition. Right now, I want to talk about naturally treating kidney stones with nutri...
by Natural Weight Loss Diet Blog on Apr 11, 2012

Climate Science for Everyone: Carbon dioxide increases in the air are mostly from burning coal, oil, and natural gas

Figure 1 – The carbon cycle Over the last few decades, scientists have learned a lot about how life interacts with the air, land, and sea. And in the process, they’ve made observations that have demonstrated beyond any reasonable doubt t...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 7, 2012


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