Ocean Crisis News

Global warming could upset Antarctic food chain

Resting near the bottom of the food chain, Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) underpin much of the Southern Ocean's ecosystem. But in a rapidly warming world, these hugely-abundant crustaceans could see…

Animals dissolving due to carbon emissions

Marine snails, known as Limacina helicina antarctica, are seeing their shells dissolve due to carbon emissions. Photo by: Nina Bednarsek. Marine snails, also known as sea butterflies, are dissolving in…

A new way to measure the ocean’s health

Beach on Peucang Island overlooks the ocean. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler. A diverse array of institutions have come together to release a new, revolutionary ocean health assessment called the…