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Scientists chart seafloor of one of Earth's largest marine protected areas

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

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On April 11, scientists returned from a 36-day mapping expedition to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM) in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. 615 more words

Ocean

Carbon and Coral

Our ocean form the biggest carbon “sink” in our world, meaning the the majority of the increased levels of CO2 that have entered our atmosphere end up dissolving into the ocean. 448 more words

Ocean Acidification

Slow life

This incredible video made of 150000 images from Daniel Stoupin shows the secret life of corals and sponges. As he says “Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. 34 more words

Coral

Invasive Lionfish Population On The Decline Thanks To Local Foodies

By: Rebekah Marcarelli   r.marcarelli@hngn.com

Jamaica has reported a noticeable decline in the population of invasive lionfish, which have been putting coral reefs and local species in danger for years. 318 more words

Ocean

pH <7 is acidic, take 2

Just a few “acidic ocean” posts after the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences post.

Climate Change

pH >7 is acidic

At least according to the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences. 

Climate Change