Tagged: ecosystems

A map depicting rising ocean temperatures (NOAA - June 2015) 1

Rapid Climate Change Could Seriously Impact Ocean Biodiversity

Fate of Biological Life Unknown AsĀ Oceans Warm According to a recent study published in theĀ journal Nature, rapid changes in the Earth’s climate due to warming of oceans over the next 50 years could have a serious effect on migration and re-distribution of marine animal populations. What does this mean for the ocean’s ecosystems? At first, they estimate that we will experience a population boom in a large variety of these animals. The problem occurs, however, when these animals migrate and invade other delicately balanced ecosystems. Climate Change – Bracing For the Inevitable Though the true effects are unknown at this...