Why Ocean Acidification is the ‘Evil Twin’ of Climate Change

Ocean acidification is often referred to as the “evil twin” of climate change. Greenhouse gasses are doing more than just warming the globe. Increasing C0₂ levels are also changing the chemical make-up of our oceans. What is the ocean’s role is absorbing CO₂? We live on the blue planet. With nearly three-quarters of the Earth…

Marine wildlife is starting to suffocate

Originally posted on PlatypusEarth:
Global warming and agricultural runoff have driven the loss of oxygen in oceans around the world, with looming ecological consequences. Ramin Skibba A multitude of marine species, from bottom-dwellers to fish and octopuses, are gasping for air. In swaths of ocean the world over, creatures are being increasingly deprived of oxygen.…

Nudibranch

Check out the cool critters our oceans hold in their depths! Help save these animals among thousands of others.

Earth is Heating Up – the Effects of Global Warming on Marine Organisms

Global Warming is the rise in temperature within Earth’s climate systems. Caused by the increasingly significant effects of greenhouse gas pollution, this issue is affecting our oceans directly. Global Warming has long-lasting impacts on our entire planet, however the oceans remain to be the focus point. Even though with the capacity to absorb heat and…