Monday, August 6, 2012

Welcome to the new library science blog!

Welcome to library’s new science blog!  We will be posting stories about global environmental issues as well as  local issues on habitat and species conservation, land use policy, and other topics that affect life on our planet.  Our goal to offer additional links to support timely student research in these areas.

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Posted on science daily on August 5, 2012; Scientists Predict Impact of Ocean Acidification On Shellfish.

Humans have a huge impact on the planet. According to this article, increased Co2  released into the atmosphere from anthropogenic activity, reacts with water to form acid. Increased levels of acid are affecting shellfish and other marine species. Consequently, affecting larger ocean animals and humans.

To find out what researchers have found, visit the link above or see the full article

Journal Reference:
  1. Sue-Ann Watson, Lloyd S. Peck, Paul A. Tyler, Paul C. Southgate, Koh Siang Tan, Robert W. Day, Simon A. Morley. Marine invertebrate skeleton size varies with latitude, temperature and carbonate saturation: implications for global change and ocean acidification. Global Change Biology, 2012; DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02755.x
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