Tag Archives: Ocean Acidification

The Battle Against Ocean Acidification: Starting Small and Starting Now

Hi, everyone! This is my third and final post about the effects of ocean acidification on coral reefs. In my first and second posts, I explored the concept of ocean acidification and how it affects reef organisms. In this post, … Continue reading

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Toxic Air: How Ocean Acidification Affects Reef Organisms

Hello, everyone! This semester, I am writing a series of blog posts about the effects of ocean acidification on coral reefs. If you are unfamiliar with the concept of ocean acidification, please check out my last blog post, “When Air Meets … Continue reading

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When Air Meets Water: Carbon Dioxide And Ocean Acidification

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is not just in the air we breathe; it is also in oceans that harbor coral reefs. Unfortunately, due to increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, many reefs are threatened by ocean acidification, which will be the focus … Continue reading

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A Future for the Marshall Islands

Welcome to the third and final blog post tracking the progress of the Marshall Islands during a season of dramatic coral bleaching.  In the last post, I discussed the status of different coral species on specific atolls in the Marshall … Continue reading

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A Look Forward: How Will Kiribati Fair?

Welcome to my last entry on the coral reef of the island nation of Kiribati. Previously, we have discussed current state and recent changes. In this entry, we will focus on the future of this delicate ecosystem. We look to … Continue reading

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