Warming oceans may be choking off oxygen to starfish, causing them to ‘drown’

Warming ocean temperatures are fueling increases in organic material and bacteria that suck up oxygen in these watery habitats. Denise Chow is a reporter for NBC News Science focused on the environment and space.Jan. 7, 2021, 1:59 PM PST A mysterious wasting disease seen in starfish around the world may be the result of respiratory distress tied to warming oceans, according to a new study. … Continue reading Warming oceans may be choking off oxygen to starfish, causing them to ‘drown’

Webinar On Climate Change & the Oceans

From Science News: Ocean of Changes Marine ecologist Malin Pinsky is leading the charge to collect the data needed to shape ocean policy amid global temperature rise. His lab at Rutgers University focuses on understanding “how marine ecosystems are changing, why they are changing and what choices we can make as a society to alter that course,” he says. On October 22 at 2:30 p.m. EDT, Science … Continue reading Webinar On Climate Change & the Oceans

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2017 Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) Initiative

The NPS Climate Change Response Program and the University of Washington are pleased to invite graduate and upper-level graduate students and recent graduates to apply to the 2017 Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) Initiative!  The YLCC is a paid summer internship to work on diverse issues related to climate change and its effects in national parks. Please distribute to interested parties, with special attention to … Continue reading 2017 Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) Initiative