How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

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Volume 14 Number 44:  2 November 2011

A Global Storm in the Making: In less than four decades, the battle for land and water to grow food and biofuels could envelop the entire planet.

Journal Reviews
Fifty Years of Tropical Cyclones Impacting China: Are they becoming more frequent and severe?

The Medieval Warm Period (and Little Ice Age) in Coastal Syria: How does the peak warmth of the Medieval Warm Period compare with the peak warmth of the Current Warm Period in this part of the Middle East?

Livestock Ectoparasites in a Warming World: How do rising temperatures impact the dreaded purveyors of disease?

Natural Selection in a Species of Fruit Fly: Has it been occurring in response to global warming?

Food Demand and Availability for a Bird -- the Willow Tit -- of Northern Finland: How is the food supply-and-demand situation impacted by global warming, in terms of a sufficient supply being available when the bird's hatchlings need it most?

Medieval Warm Period Project
The latest Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Victoria Lower Glacier, Ross Sea Region of Antarctica.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Mustard Hill Coral [Porites astreoides] (Albright and Langdon, 2011). To access the entire database, click here.