“We see how much the world is changing,” Northeastern student and Rhodes Scholar Kritika Singh told an audience of students, researchers, clinicians, and industry experts on Friday. “People, planet, and technology need to change along with it in order to have a healthier and safer world.”
Northeastern students are surveying a coral reef off the coast of Panama for signs of stony coral tissue loss disease, which threatens twenty species that comprise the heart of the Caribbean’s coral reefs.
Aron Stubbins, an associate professor of marine and environmental sciences at Northeastern, teamed up with a group of researchers who tested the long-established idea that rivers eventually transport black carbon into the ocean.
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 […]
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.
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.
The High School Marine Science Symposium, co-hosted by Northeastern’s Marine Science Center and the National Marine Educators Association, featured workshops and activities led by representatives of 25 ocean-oriented groups around New England.