News Stories relating to "oceans"
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Climate change is already upon us, experts say, and we are already feeling its adverse effects in the form of extreme weather events: scorching temperatures leading to droughts, torrential rains causing widespread flooding, and record freezes bringing feet of snow.
But what of the less obvious effects of global warming?
Monday, July 8, 2013
Changes in coastal ocean temperatures have been much more extreme
over the past 10 years than expected. This could especially affect California, which is a major breadbasket for the rest of the United States.
Researchers have also found that temperature determines...
Monday, June 9, 2003
The Pew Oceans Commission, made up of 18 scientists, says the U.S. has a "frontier mentality" when it comes to our oceans, which includes ignorance, neglect and short-term planning (sounds like the way the government handles everything else as well). We know from Linda Howe's recent Dreamland report that big fish are being fished to extinction...