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2011-05-13 10:41:24

A new set of buoys in Alaska waters will help scientists understand how climate change may be affecting the pH level of northern seas.

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2009-08-24 13:30:21

A marine scientist said Alaska’s $4.6 billion fishing industry might be in danger because marine waters in the area are turning acidic from absorbing greenhouse gases faster than tropical waters.

2009-08-13 15:45:42

The same things that make Alaska's marine waters among the most productive in the world may also make them the most vulnerable to ocean acidification.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.