PMEL in the News
Ocean Acidification Threatens Shellfish Hatcheries
New research paints an unsettling picture of the future of shellfish in coastal Alaska. The effects of ocean acidification are worsening and could mean the end of hatcheries in the next 25 years if costly mitigation efforts aren’t put in place.
Seafloor Hot Springs a Significant Source of Iron in the Oceans
At the bottom of the sea, volcanic and magmatic forces create hot springs that spew super-heated water into the deep ocean.
'The Blob' may be to Blame for Warmer Temperatures
It isn't something straight out of a sci-fi movie, though it certainly sounds like it. "The blob" is the subject of some real-life scientific research.
Greens Ask EPA to Regulate Carbon Dioxide
The Environmental Protection Agency should regulate carbon dioxide, as it does other harmful substances, because the world's oceans and sea life face "an unprecedented crisis" from acidification, environmentalists say.
Ocean Acidification affects Alaskan waters
A new study from NOAA shows that ocean acidification may make it difficult for Alaskan coastal waters to support shellfish hatcheries by 2040 unless costly mitigation efforts are implemented.