The top climate scientists in the Northwest have published a new report that surveys the many regional impacts of climate change. We've broken it down into the five unexpected ways scientists project climate change will play out in the Northwest.
The Center for Biological Diversity wants the EPA to address ocean acidification under the Clean Water Act. The environmental group filed a lawsuit against the EPA calling on them to do something about the acidifying waters of the Northwest.
As October rains upon us, a round up some of the big news and great reports from our team and from other outlets in September.
West Coast scientists are teaming up to better understand a phenomenon known as ocean acidification.
On Monday scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will begin a one-month expedition to investigate ocean acidification along the U.S. West Coast.
Although treasured Northwest waters appear pristine, there are a host of threats. Watch our TV special on PBS stations in Washington and Oregon -- or here on the web.
Washington could be the first state in the country to introduce legislation to deal with the economic and environmental threats posed by ocean acidification.
The world's ocean are absorbing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and the resulting acidification is already altering marine ecosystems. EarthFix partnered with the [PBS NewsHour](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/climate-change/july-dec12/acidification_12-05.html "") to look at how ocean acidification is affecting shellfish and coral reefs.
In this week's podcast, find out how old-fashioned insulation and high-tech thermostats can warm you up while drivving down your energy bill. And hear how global environmental trends -- burning coal and acidifying oceans -- are hitting home in the Northwest.
A blue ribbon panel delivers its report on ways to combat a consequence of carbon dioxide: acidifying waters that harm sea life in Puget Sound. Recommendations range from the global to the local.
A new report brings together data collected from all around the Sound in 2011. It’s got information on river inputs, seawater temperature, salinity, nutrients, dissolved oxygen, ocean acidification, phytoplankton, biotoxins, bacteria, pathogens, shellfish…. Whew… we turn to Stephanie Moore, the lead editor, for more.
The ocean absorbs a large portion of the greenhouse gas that we release into the atmosphere. But when it gets there, one of those gases, carbon dioxide, makes the water more acidic and less hospitable for some creatures, like shellfish. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire has convened a panel to deal with the problem.
How do algae connect to ocean acidification? Check out EarthFix's new video and take a ride with one oceanographer who's keeping an eye on algae from the air, and studying how excess nutrients that are getting into Puget Sound may be making it more acidic.
PORTLAND -- Researchers have published their first scientific paper linking the collapse of oyster larvae in the Oregon Coast's Netarts Bay to ocean acidification.
Scientists and industry alike are using remotely-operated, self-propelled sea-going drones to analyze the ocean for everything from oil spill impacts to ocean acidification. Here are the five coolest things about this new robotic technology that's riding the waves.
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