ocean ecosystems

Obama Urged to Address Deteriorating Oceans

Article: Obama Urged to Address Deteriorating Oceans

WASHINGTON, DC, December 19, 2008 (ENS) – More than four years after two independent expert panels urged the Bush administration and Congress to immediately overhaul the nation’s oceans policy, few of their recommendations have been implemented and the state of the oceans is deteriorating rapidly. Overfishing, pollution and climate change are wreaking havoc with ocean…

Scientists Warn of Profound Changes in World's Oceans

Article: Scientists Warn of Profound Changes in World's Oceans

BOSTON, Massachusetts, February 17, 2008 (ENS) – Climate change is transforming the world’s oceans by increasing the temperature and acidity of seawater, and altering atmospheric and oceanic circulation, reported a panel of scientists this week at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, annual meeting in Boston. Dr. Jane Lubchenko is the Wayne…