Human activities like the burning of fossil fuels such as coal are the primary contributor to warming. Deforestation is also a main source of greenhouse gases. Because sea turtles make use of both marine and terrestrial habitats during their life time, the consequences of climate change are expected to have a devastating impact on these… Continue reading Look What’s Killing Our Sea Turtles?
Earth’s largest extinction happened about 252 million years ago. The Permian-Triassic extinction, also known as the Great Dying, destroyed around 96 percent of all marine species and 70 percent of the terrestrial vertebrates. Recent studies at the University of Edinburgh have revealed acidic oceans to be the culprits behind this large extinction of biological life.… Continue reading Acid Ocean: End of Days