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The following is a letter from ocean champions Randy Repass and Sally-Christine Rodgers of West Marine and Oceana. I hope you will read their letter and consider contacting your representatives in Congress and ask them to do something about ocean acidification. Here’s the letter: We are both lifelong boaters. What we have learned from sailing … Continue reading A Letter on Ocean Acidification
The New York Times By CHARLES SIEBERT On the afternoon of Sept. 25, 2002, a group of marine biologists vacationing on Isla San José, in Baja California Sur, Mexico, came upon a couple of whales stranded along the beach. A quick assessment indicated that they had died quite recently. The scientists radioed a passing vessel … Continue reading Watching Whales Watching Us
Scientific research is only beginning to shed light on the rich diversity of life in the deep oceans, but a growing list of human activities threatens the very existence of these vulnerable ecosystems before they have become fully known to science. At the top of that list are the widespread impacts of bottom-tending fishing gears, … Continue reading Deep Sea Corals On the Map
Talking ’bout acidification, corals might recover from periodic bleaching, but more frequent bleaching added onto increasing acidity – even global warming skeptics can’t argue that one. Great Barrier Reef will be gone in 20 years, says Charlie Veron – Times Online Shared via AddThis