Thermohaline circulation (THC) determines the climates on our continents and shapes global ecosystems. One part of THC in the northern Atlantic Ocean, however, seems to be shutting down, and it may be our fault.
In the context of climate change, pollution is often overlooked as a “lesser evil” to things like global warming and ocean acidification, but presents a greater threat to ecosystems than we thought. Keep reading to see how heavy metal pollution is affecting our reefs.
Coral spawning is a rare, spectacular event. Join one of our marine biologists, Liv, as she dives into one of the most ethereal events the natural world has to offer, and what effects it might have on our ocean’s future.