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Archive: Oceans

31 Mar 2014

Scientists Focus on Polar Waters As Threat of Acidification Grows

by JO CHANDLER
A sophisticated and challenging experiment in Antarctica is the latest effort to study ocean acidification in the polar regions, where frigid waters are expected to feel most acutely the ecological impacts of acidic conditions not seen in millions of years. READ MORE

14 Jan 2014

Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo on Russia and the Climate Struggle

by DIANE TOOMEY
In a Yale Environment 360 interview, the outspoken executive director of Greenpeace discusses why his organization’s activists braved imprisonment in Russia to stop Arctic oil drilling and what needs to be done to make a sharp turn away from fossil fuels and toward a green energy economy. READ MORE

18 Dec 2013

Documenting the Swift Change Wrought by Global Warming

by PETER ESSICK
Photographer Peter Essick has traveled the world documenting the causes and consequences of climate change. In a Yale Environment 360 photo essay, we present a gallery of images Essick took while on assignment in Antarctica, Greenland, and other far-flung locales. READ MORE

26 Nov 2013

A North Atlantic Mystery: Case of the Missing Whales

by REBECCA KESSLER
Endangered North Atlantic right whales are disappearing from customary feeding grounds off the U.S. and Canadian coasts and appearing in large numbers in other locations, leaving scientists to wonder if shifts in climate may be behind the changes. READ MORE

11 Nov 2013

Using Ocean Robots to Unlock Mysteries of CO2 and the Seas

by TODD WOODY
Marine phytoplankton are vital in absorbing ever-increasing amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, researcher Tracy Villareal explains how he is using remotely operated robots to better understand how this process mitigates climate change. READ MORE

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28 Mar 2014: West Antarctic Glacial Loss Is Rapidly Intensifying, New Study Shows

17 Mar 2014: Northeast Greenland Glaciers Are Now Melting Rapidly, Study Finds

06 Mar 2014: Warm River Water Plays Major Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt, Study Finds

05 Mar 2014: Routes of Young Sea Turtles Shed Light on Mystery of Turtles' Lost Years

28 Feb 2014: Seafaring Drones Could Reveal Mysterious Lives of Sharks, Researchers Say

19 Feb 2014: Loss of Arctic Sea Ice Has Greater Warming Impact Than Expected

03 Feb 2014: Greenland's Jakobshavn Glacier Is Moving at Record Speeds, Study Finds

14 Jan 2014: Interview: Activist Kumi Naidoo On Russia and the Climate Struggle


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