XPRIZE (www.xprize.org), the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, today announced its largest commitment to date – a multi-year effort to launch three additional ocean XPRIZEs by 2020, as part of the XPRIZE Ocean Initiative. To accompany the Initiative, XPRIZE… Read More ›
Sep 2, 2013 Insight: ocean acidification will destroy reef-friendly waters Researchers at the Carnegie Institution in the US have examined the implications of ocean acidification for the sustainability of coral reefs as the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere… Read More ›
Salem, OR–(ENEWSPF)–August 29, 2013. Governor Kitzhaber announced yesterday that Oregon is joining with the state of California to establish a new panel to focus on the extent, causes, and effects of ocean acidification and hypoxia along the Pacific coastline. The… Read More ›
Rising levels of acids in seas may endanger marine life, says study Oceans are one of the biggest areas of focus for current climate change research. Photograph: Federico Gambarini/dpa/Corbis Rapidly rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are causing a… Read More ›
This week in ocean news: Stories from Los Angeles Times, CBC News, Pew Environment Group, Bloomberg Businessweek, LiveScience, and Science Daily.
Editor’s Note: The following is a part of Dr. Dave Randle’s editorial on Huffington Post yesterday, June 7, 2013 on how “Together we have the power to protect the oceans.” Highlighted sections by Neptune 911. According to leading scientists, the… Read More ›
But if current trends continue, the unthinkable could happen: the Great Barrier Reef could die.