News tagged with marine climate

Irukandji threat to southern waters

A Griffith University led study has made the surprising discovery that ocean acidification may provide some protection for South East Queenslanders from the Irukandji jellyfish.

dateOct 28, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Unprecedented, man-made trends in ocean's acidity

Recent carbon dioxide emissions have pushed the level of seawater acidity far above the range of the natural variability that existed for thousands of years, affecting the calcification rates of shell-forming organism. These ...

dateJan 22, 2012 in Environment
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