05 Mar '12, 2pm

Carbon emissions paving way for mass extinction in oceans

Carbon emissions paving way for mass extinction in oceans

Acid oceans: in some regions acidification a 'hundred times greater' than natural variation (01/24/2012) Emissions of carbon over the last two centuries have raised the acidity of the oceans to the highest levels in 21,000 years and likely beyond, according to a new study in Nature Climate Change. The change threatens a number of marine species, including coral reefs and molluscs. Ocean prognosis: mass extinction (06/20/2011) Multiple and converging human impacts on the world's oceans are putting marine species at risk of a mass extinction not seen for millions of years, according to a panel of oceanic experts. The bleak assessment finds that the world's oceans are in a significantly worse state than has been widely recognized, although past reports of this nature have hardly been uplifting. The panel, organized by the International Program on the State of the Ocean (IPSO)...

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