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Here’s What Works–and What Doesn’t–when It Comes to Coping with Climate Change at the Edge of the Sea

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The tanks at the Sai Kung fish market in Hong Kong were brimming with unusual creatures. Buyers chose from live mantis shrimp, sea snails, lobsters, clams, giant groupers, and arrays of other fish and had them cooked on the spot. There was every kind of seafood under the sun. And from all appearances, many of […]

Marine Organisms Can Evolve and Adapt to New Climates. But Will They?

A new United Nations report warns that the oceans have sponged up about a quarter of the total atmospheric carbon dioxide released from burning fossil fuels since the 1980s, changing the chemistry of the ocean at different depths and creating dangerously acidic and oxygen-depleted conditions for marine life.

The First Line of Defense for Hurricane Dorian Is the Shoreline

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Climate change is increasing the probability of hurricanes like Dorian, while development is destroying natural protective barriers like mangrove trees. So what can we do about it? Professor Steven Scyphers lends his expertise.