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Red Tide Shuts Oyster Industry

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

Seas Of Blood in Revelation 16 Explained

Event 9 – Rev. Ch. 16 V 3 We have already touched on this subject in Event 2 “Cumbre Vieja.” This phenomenon is called a “Red Tide” which is slightly odd as it has nothing to do with tides. In

Earth’s oceans had warmest summer on record

Summer temperatures for the globe’s ocean surface ranked as the warmest on record, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Climatic Data Center. Overall, when the Earth’s land areas and oceans are included together, the three-month June-August period

World’s Ocean Temperatures Hottest Ever

WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans this summer are the warmest on record. The National Climatic Data Center, the government agency that keeps weather records, says the average global ocean temperature in July was 62.6 degrees. It is the hottest since

Rising Ocean Acidity: ‘The Carbon Problem’

Bunaken Island: Rising water temperatures, sea levels and acidity are threatening to destroy the vast region of southeast Asia known as the Coral Triangle, also called the ocean’s answer to the Amazon rainforest. What happens if there’s no more “shell”

CO2 Pollution ‘Turning Oceans Into Acid’

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions must fall sharply to avoid inflicting acid damage to the world’s marine ecosystems, more than 150 scientists warned Friday. Acidification of ocean waters caused by greenhouse gases is already wreaking havoc on coral ecosystems and will

Red Tide Hits The Philippines

A red tide ban remains hoisted over four coastal areas in the country, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said on Wednesday. In a press statement, BFAR director Malcolm Sarmiento, Jr. said a shellfish ban remains imposed in

Ocean Growing Acidic Faster Than Once Thought

Dead mussels as well as live mussels with open, eroded shells are possible symptoms of stress from declining ocean pH and increasing acidity. Credit: C.A. Pfister, University of Chicago. University of Chicago scientists have documented that the ocean is growing

Global Warming Costs Starfish an Arm and a Leg

The oceans absorb about half the carbon dioxide humankind releases into the atmosphere, and seawater is consequently acidifying. That’s a big problem for shellfish, corals, and certain other calcareous creatures, because lowered pH dissolves their shells and skeletons. Echinoderms –

Global Warming Turns Sea Into Acid Bath

Increasing carbon dioxide emissions could leave species such as coral and sea urchins struggling to survive by the end of the century because they are making the oceans more acidic, research led by British scientists suggests. The study of how

Scientists Warn Of Rising Pacific Ocean Acidity

SEATTLE – A panel of marine scientists are warning that the Pacific Coast’s increasing acidity could disrupt food chains and threaten the Pacific Northwest’s shellfish industry. The increasingly corrosive water threatens the survival of many organisms, from microscopic plants and

Toxic Red Tide Blamed For Deaths Of Seabirds

A Toxic Red Tide algae bloom in Southern California coastal waters has produced record levels of a toxic acid, scientists have reported. The chemical has been blamed in the deaths of numerous marine mammals and seabirds in recent months. Measurements

Seafood alert as red tide hits China

A huge toxic “red tide” has spread out across the waters off southern China, contaminating seafood and posing a health risk for swimmers, state media reported Thursday. The algae bloom, which sucks the oxygen out of the water and kills

Red Tide Toxins Leave Beachgoers Breathless

The ecological phenomenon, known as Florida red tide, can be harmful for people with asthma. Florida red tides, an annual event in areas along the Gulf of Mexico, are blooms of the ocean organism, Karenia brevis. New research reported in