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ocean acidification & bleaching

Bleaching, it’s not just for corals

Giant clams suffer similar struggles with warming water, though the consequences don’t seem quite as dire.
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Kotzebue Alaska cyanobacteria blooms
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The foul chartreuse sea

Researchers in Kotzebue, Alaska, are investigating why their town is increasingly playing host to harmful cyanobacteria.
Dungeness crab monitoring project
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Shining the light on baby crabs

In British Columbia, a monitoring project with light traps may illuminate the future of the prized crustaceans.
Antarctic Tourism negative impacts
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Antarctic tourism is up, but experts give it a thumbs down

Fuel spills and invasive species could be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the impacts of increasing tourism in Antarctica.
marine food web disruption
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For whales and crabbers, finding balance is getting harder

As climate change causes more marine heatwaves, finding space for both is getting even more difficult.
old letters reveal hurricanes’ increase

To whom it may concern: 300-year-old letters reveal hurricanes’ long-term rise

The number of storms in the south Indian Ocean has spiked since 1940, alongside a local increase in seawater temperatures.
Cruise ship invasion
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Cruise ship invasion

Take a typical Alaska cruise and see the damage in its wake. The evidence is clear: the industry needs an overhaul.
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