(Click to enlarge) Spanish hogfish at coral reef. (Credit: NOAA)
This month, the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity released a report updating the impacts of ocean acidification on marine life.
(From Scientific American / by Jennifer Huizen and ClimateWire)–This time, it put estimated costs on the predicted damage, hoping to make governments aware of the potential size of the various threats.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership will actively participate in the planning and execution of a state of the art deepwater drilling program targeting gas hydrate reservoirs on the US continental margin.
Since the first undersea methane seep was discovered 30 years ago, scientists have meticulously analyzed and measured how microbes in the seafloor sediments consume the greenhouse gas methane as part of understanding how the Earth works.