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Can Climate Change Affect Manatees? April 20, 2021

The Florida manatee is a threatened species and as climate change begins affecting its main food source – seagrass, these ecosystem changes will bring an adverse effect to this marine mammal. Greetings to you! As you know, I’ve been blogging on the subject of Climate Change. This week, I want to talk about the perils…

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Increasing Ocean Acidification Invading Marine Life! August 1, 2018

Carbon dioxide emissions are killing off coral reefs and kelp forests as heat waves and ocean acidification continue damaging marine ecosystems. Greetings!  In some of my previous blogs, I’ve been talking about the extremely harmful effects of ocean acidification. Ocean acidification occurs as the result of greenhouse gases [carbon dioxide – CO2] created from human activity, being…

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Are Coral Reefs Getting Sick from Plastic? July 18, 2018

Plastic bottles and wrappers are now littering coral reefs. A new study indicates the plastic is causing significant damage.  Michael O’Neill/Science Source Greetings!  I’m sure you heard the sobering news on how quickly plastic pollution is piling up in our precious ocean. Millions of tons of plastic trash float to the bottom of the ocean each…

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Ocean Acidification Obliterates Carysfort Reef! May 20, 2016

Greetings! In this blog, I’d like to talk about the increasing evidence of ocean acidification. In particular, research done by author and biological oceanographer from the University of Florida, Chris Langdon. This study is one of the first ones done showing the long-term effects of ocean acidification and how it affects the foundation of reefs. Mr.…

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