“Overall, we found there’s a decrease in species diversity and abundance irrespective of what ecosystem we are looking at. These are broad scale impacts, made worse when you combine the effect of warming with acidification.
The Natural History Museum reports: Deep-sea sediments are accumulating tiny fragments of plastic in surprisingly high concentrations, scientists have discovered. The accumulations represent a previously unknown repository of global plastic waste. Marine plastic debris in surface waters and coastal sediments… Read More ›
June 18, 2013 NOAA photo Less oxygen dissolved in the water is often referred to as a “dead zone” (in red above) because most marine life either dies, or, if they are mobile such as fish, leave the area. Habitats… Read More ›
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 ›