Climate Change

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

Conference Closeup: Introducing YOUMARES

YOUMARES – a conference run by, and dedicated to, budding and early-career marine scientists - is taking place in Germany this September. Simon Jungblut tells us more!

When Ocean Acidification meets Aquaculture

When Ocean Acidification meets Aquaculture

Numerous studies have indicated acidification and in some cases more specifically, saturation state (the amount of carbonate dissolved in seawater relative to the maximum it can hold) will have impacts on marine life, including species used for aquaculture.

Engineered Ocean for Carbon Storage

Engineered Ocean for Carbon Storage

With fossil fuel emissions continuing unabated, relying purely on natural carbon sinks to temper our emissions may no longer be an option.  For a number of years, researchers, policy makers, and commercial ventures have been looking to increase carbon storage options - including geoengineering of the oceans.

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

Climate Change Impacts on Kenya's Fishery-dependent communities

We know climate change is altering coral reef ecosystems, but how will these changes impact the human communities that depend on them for their livelihood?