The methane contributes to ocean acidification, which is impacting the shellfish industry in the Pacific Northwest, but is probably not a big contributor to climate change — yet.
By Esha Dey
Researchers say the chemical oxybenzone damages the DNA of baby corals, disruptes their endocrine system, causes the corals to deform, and induces bleaching.
By Aaron Cantú
Nearly half of marine vertebrates have disappeared in the past forty-five years, according to the World Wildlife Fund, and human activity is to blame.
By VICE News
New satellite imagery will help scientists better analyze the world's acidifying oceans, which are absorbing about 25 percent of the carbon dioxide emitted by fossil fuel burning.
The world's oceans are warming as much as 100 times faster than at any time during the past 800,000 years.
By Jenny Chen
The Earth has crossed four out of nine planetary boundaries that scientists say could trigger abrupt and irreversible environmental changes and put human life in jeopardy.
The oceans absorb a quarter of all carbon dioxide emissions, which makes them more acidic and, according to Swedish taste testers, is souring the flavor of the popular shellfish.