RedskyNews Category: Seas of Blood – Event 9

Texas: Red Tide Confirmed Along North Padre Island

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HARLINGEN — Like an uninvited and unwanted relative, red tide is knocking at the door again. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Wednesday a red tide event has been confirmed in the Gulf of Mexico south of Corpus Christi. “On

Red Tide Shuts Oyster Industry

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PORT LAVACA, Texas – In better days, the loading dock in this East Texas harbor city would be a bustle of activity: fishermen unloading sacks filled with fresh oysters, dealers paying by the sack for the bivalves, 18-wheelers hauling them

Nitrate Levels Rising In Pacific

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Changes in the ratio of nitrate to phosphorus in the oceans off the coasts of Korea and Japan caused by atmospheric and riverine pollutants may influence the makeup of marine plants and influence marine ecology, according to researchers from Korea

Bacterial Bloom Shuts Bali Beach

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Denpasar. Authorities in Bali have advised against swimming off Kuta Beach, one of the resort island’s most popular tourist sites, due to a reported bacterial bloom in the water. The government-run Ngurah Rai Fish Quarantine Laboratory announced on Thursday that

Ocean Acidification Picks Up Pace

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As politicians debate the merits of a carbon tax scheme, antarctic waters are being used to create an early warning system for oceans affected by climate change. Carbon dioxide does not just affect global warming. Ocean acidification is picking up

The Seas Are Turning To “Blood”

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WASHINGTON (AFP) – — Global warming could spur the growth of toxic algae and bacteria in the world’s seas and lakes, with an impact that could be felt in 10 years, US scientists have said. Studies have shown that shifts

CO2 Causing Coral Collapse

Video Report: Researchers at the University of Miami are warning that ocean acidification in the Caribbean has become so serious that once abundant corals are heading towards extinction. Ben Gruber reports. Please follow and like us:

Acid Oceans Threaten Food Supply

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Acidification of the seas linked to climate change could threaten fisheries production and is already causing the fastest shift in ocean chemistry in 65 million years, a U.N. study showed on Thursday. Production of shellfish, such as mussels, shrimp or

And The Seas Can Turn Into Blood

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Blooms of toxic algae can occur in the open ocean, a team led by UC Santa Cruz and Moss Landing Marine Lab scientists reported last week. Once thought to be a problem plaguing only the coast, causing fisheries closures and

Oceans Turning Into Acid

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The icy Arctic waters around Norway’s archipelago of Svalbard may seem pristine and clear, but like the rest of the world’s oceans they are facing the threat of growing acidity. Oceans have always absorbed part of the carbon dioxide, or