Tagged: Ocean.Awareness

One Earth Sangha . org

https://www.OneEarthSangha.org/get-involved/join-our-team/ Tara Brach Tara Brach :: Our Earth :: On the Edge of the Roof ..::” Sit… be still… and listen… because you are drunk… and we are at the edge of the roof… ~ Rumi This talk views the ecological dis ease of our planet Earth through the lens of our evolutionary unfolding. We explore the EGOIC TRANCE that has precipitated the destruction of our environment, and the inner...

the “tipping point”

Stefan Rahmstorf: The critical threshold… the “tipping point” in West Antarctica has passed…   Recently the ClimateState staff, interviewed Stefan Rahmstorf, Head of Earth System Analysis, at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research Robert Bristow: To get CO2 emissions under control – do you think some form of geoengineering (i.e CO2 scrubbing) will be desirable? Stefan Rahmstorf: The term geoengineering or climate engineering, encompasses a wide range of ideas....

EcoDelMar.org/coral

Loading page… EcoDelMar.org/coral “Over half of Earth’s OXYGEN” is produced by phytoplankton… explains Professor David Thomas, from the school of ocean sciences at the University of Bangor. “If you take that away… you would lose the basis of life on Earth… There simply would NOT be enough OXYGEN to support LIFE.” Professor Thomas said: “If you go back far enough in time… LIFE started in the plankton. Link: To View Global phytoplankton via...

Only 4.2% of Pacific Bluefin Tuna Remain…

Japan sounds bluefin warning calls for 50 percent catch cut It’s nothing short of catastrophic: All but 4.2% of Pacific Bluefin tuna are gone. And now as much as 98% of catches are juveniles – who are killed before having the chance to reproduce. But Japanese fishers, who see the decline first-hand, are speaking out. They will soon demand a far-reaching plan to halve (from 2002-2004 average) catches of under...

GE: Rivers of PCB

“Basically, when the plant was open many years ago, oils that contained PCBs leaked into the creeks and surrounding land,” Taylor added. “We are now working to remove the PCB contamination that was deposited (along the creek).” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified PCBs as a potential carcinogen. They were used in the manufacturing of electrical transformers until the late 1970s. GE, which produced medium transformers at the West...

Methane – East Coast

NOAA In this visualization, the Gulf Stream is seen as the dark red current coming into the Atlantic Ocean from the Gulf of Mexico. By Miguel Llanos, NBC News A changing Gulf Stream off the East Coast has destabilized frozen methane deposits trapped under nearly 4,000 square miles of seafloor, scientists reported.  And since methane is even more potent than carbon dioxide as a global warming gas, the researchers said,...

Deep End

..::“ There’s a profound game-changing event going on in the life of the sea,” says Callum Roberts, a professor of marine conservation at the University of York, England.  “The fact is that changes in alkalinity are going to cause massive reorganization of marine life, impacts on marine food webs, productivity, all sorts of things. We’re heading for a car crash here.”   Pelejero says. “It’s clear that the ocean is...

H2O

Water Is Life http://EcoDelMar.org/ocean/ Getting the Ocean’s mass in perspective  As scientist Jim Lovelock observed, “Although the weight of the Oceans is 250 times that of the atmosphere, it is only one part in 4,000 of the weight of the Earth.” 1/4000 = 0.00025 Therefore, only 0.025% of Earth’s mass is Water. Yet we tend to think of our Oceans as a vast and endless resource, free to everyone. Scientists...

Fracking waste

www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/oct/02/dangerous-radioactivity-fracking-waste-pennsylvania ..::” Unearthed articles from the 1960s detail how nuclear waste was buried beneath the Earth’s surface by Halliburton & Co. for decades as a means of disposing the by-products of post-World War II atomic energy production. ..::” Fracking is already a controversial practice on its face; allowing U.S. industries to inject slurries of toxic, potentially carcinogenic compounds deep beneath the planet’s surface — as a means of “see no...

Ocean Acidification

In 2014… Scientists AND The White House said… Ocean Acidification is well under way… David Kramer   The scale of effort required to buffer the OCEAN’S ACIDITY is mind-boggling.   The annual mass of the compounds required is about an order of magnitude more than the 2 GIGATONS OF CARBON absorbed by oceans each YEAR, says Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.   That works out to about...

Whale Watch

Flagler Beach, Florida Whale Watch :: Right Whale Survey Team 3 :: Eco-Citizens making a difference to conserve the endangered Northern Atlantic “Right” Whales …  Please report Whale sightings to: 888-979-4253 // 888 – 97 – WHALE www.facebook.com/Florida.Whale.Watch  

Sigourney Weaver

  Sigourney Weaver Takes Control of Avatar Interview to Reveal Ocean Threat in “ACID TEST” Sigourney Weaver expertly takes control of her interview with “FOX and Friends” and moves her focus from the high budget sci-fi film “Avatar” to her passion project about ocean acidification “ACID … http://EcoDelMar.org/Sigourney ACID TEST: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification from Tristan Bayer on Vimeo. Mafia Solves Age Old Nuclear Waste Problem US Industries...

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