AltaSea: Trending – October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE The World’s Oceans Are in Danger, Major Climate Change Report Warns (The New York Times) Earth’s oceans are under severe strain from climate change, a major …

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The World’s Oceans Are in Danger, Major Climate Change Report Warns (The New York Times)
September 25, 2019

Earth’s oceans are under severe strain from climate change, a major new United Nations report warns, which threatens everything from the ability to harvest seafood to the well-being of hundreds of millions of people living along the coasts. Rising temperatures …

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Solar Powered Floating Islands Could Extract CO2 From Seawater To Produce Fuel (Intelligent Living)
June 24, 2019

A team of researchers from Norway and Switzerland has put forward a proposal for ‘Solar Methanol Islands’ that convert atmospheric carbon dioxide to fuel. The islands would have to be clustered together to create large-scale facilities. If enough of these …

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AltaSea: Trending – June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

A monthly round-up of news and trends important to the AltaSea community. MARINE SCIENCE Remote Island Chain Has Few People — But Hundreds of Millions Of Pieces Of Plastic (NPR) When a marine biologist from Australia traveled to a remote …

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Lost sea creatures wash up on California shores as ocean climate shifts (The Washington Post)
April 17, 2019

The Pacific Ocean off the California coast is mixed up, and so are many of the animals that live there. The violet, thumbnail-size snails washing up here in Horseshoe Cove have never been seen this far north. By-the-wind sailors, a …

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