Category Archives: Ocean Depletion

‘Red Tide’ Strikes Texas Coast

By David L. Brown “Red Tide.” It may sound like the title for the latest Tom Clancy novel, but it’s a very real phenomenon. I observed its effects today on the Texas Gulf Coast as evidenced by tens of thousands … Continue reading

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Sushi — Or Not Sushi? That Is the Question

By David L. Brown How can we tell when a species is endangered? One clue is when people are willing to pay an arm and a leg to eat the unfortunate few remaining members. Recently a 511 lb. northern bluefin … Continue reading

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Oceans Dying Under CO2 Siege

by Val Germann Climate change on the Earth’s land masses, as bad as it may turn out to be, is only one likely effect of the recent and gigantic increases in atmospheric CO2. The Earth’s oceans, too, are feeling the … Continue reading

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CO2 Threatens Not Only Air, But Ocean Too

By David L. Brown One of the things that helps slow the rise of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere—and the greenhouse warming that results from higher CO2—is the fact that more than a third of the carbon released into the … Continue reading

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More Trouble Ahead for World’s Oceans

By David L. Brown Two-thirds of our planet are covered by ocean, and the seas were the source of all life on Earth. Even today, the oceans play a key role in generating weather patterns, the oxygen in our atmosphere … Continue reading

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