Ocean Acidification

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Some octopus species appear to be coping well with increase in ocean acidity, for now
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Some octopus species appear to be coping well with increase in ocean acidity, for now

While the species may be able to acclimate to near-term ocean acidification, the environmental effects of acidification and hypoxia may be challenging.

Mass extinction that killed 70 percent of Earth's animals might've taken place in a different time period
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Mass extinction that killed 70 percent of Earth's animals might've taken place in a different time period

A warming climate, rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and increase in ocean acidification may have contributed to the extinction.

World oceans were warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded history: Study
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World oceans were warmest in 2019 than any other time in recorded history: Study

Over the 6 decades past, recent warming was 450% that of earlier warming — a big increase in rate of climate change effects.

Mystery solved: Fate of life on Earth, acidic oceans are decided by the planet's carbon cycle
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Mystery solved: Fate of life on Earth, acidic oceans are decided by the planet's carbon cycle

Combustion of fossil fuels, destruction of the forests, could be building up to colossal extinctions.

IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse
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IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse

The difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of heating is important for the poles, which warms faster than the global average.

Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
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Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating

At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.

IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?
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IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?

The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.

Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
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Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report

Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.

IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
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IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent

Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.

IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
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IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment

The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.

Warming oceans cause further damage to corals, Oz downgrades outlook to 'very poor'
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Warming oceans cause further damage to corals, Oz downgrades outlook to 'very poor'

91 percent of the coral reef had been bleached at least once during three bleaching events of the past two decades

We came together for Notre-Dame, we can do the same for the world: Greta Thunberg
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We came together for Notre-Dame, we can do the same for the world: Greta Thunberg

Thunberg calls for the world to act like their houses were ablaze, repair it with the urgency it demands.