Put yourself in the most optimistic–perhaps bordering on naïve–state of mind that you can. Now imagine that Mobile, Alabama has just become the nation’s premier scuba diving destination. Rising ocean temperatures have […]
Could climate change bring coral reefs to Alabama?
Biodiversity is the key to ecosystem stability- new groundbreaking evidence
Humanity’s daily survival is dependent on the environment’s ability to consistently deliver the basic amenities of life: clean air, water, and food. The environment’s continuous rendering of basic amenities is called an […]
EcoScienceWire’s Raison d’Etre
There is a story of epic proportions brewing in the 21st century: humanity’s struggle to recognize and adapt to the elements of a changing planet. We are the characters in the tale, […]
Ocean acidification and the worst mass extinction in geologic history
Most of us know that sixty-five million years ago (mya) the dinosaurs, along with an estimated seventy-five percent of all species on earth, became extinct. Lesser known, is the even more catastrophic […]