Oceans

Acidifying Oceans Remake Earth And Our Food Supply

Acidifying Oceans Remake Earth And Our Food Supply

What’s happening in the world’s oceans? To the known problems of overfishing, pollution, and invasive organisms borne on ship hulls, we can add the lesser-known alterations caused by climate change.

What scientists had to say at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston last month was shocking: Atmospheric climate change is altering the chemistry of the ocean and, in the process, the marine life and seafood we depend on. These changes are very likely unstoppable.