Ocean Acidification- More than just a sour taste (pt.3)

Ocean acidification is a feedback mechanism, affected by a change in atmospheric CO2 levels. As such, reducing the amount of atmospheric CO2 will then reduce the amount of carbonic acid in the oceans, and there’s not really any other way to fix this issue globally. How can we achieve this? Well, Limiting deforestation and the … More Ocean Acidification- More than just a sour taste (pt.3)

Ocean Armageddon – what’s the worst that can happen?

While we talk about many topics on this blog, we have yet to address what happens in the worst case scenario. What happens if we continue to let the ocean die? What happens if we never take responsibility for the poisoning of our waters? As a species, we are very dependent on the ocean for … More Ocean Armageddon – what’s the worst that can happen?

Ocean Acidification- More than just a sour taste (pt.1)

Ocean acidification is becoming an increasingly prevalent problem- the current rate of acidification is 0.1pH per century. This affects many aspects of Earth’s natural systems- marine ecosystems, global climate cycles, and even the geology and geography of the Earth.   While a serious problem, the mechanism behind it is relatively straightforward: Ocean acidification is a … More Ocean Acidification- More than just a sour taste (pt.1)