Sunday, October 04, 2009

Arctic Seas Turn to Acid, Putting Vital Food Chain at Risk | CommonDreams.org

Arctic Seas Turn to Acid, Putting Vital Food Chain at Risk

This implies a lack of resilience in the world that is at odds with what we continue to learn about how our planet maintains homeostasis.

Yes, increasing ocean acidity is a challenge to existing ecologies. But ecologies are constantly changing, constantly adapting to new conditions. While the impending changes as a result of climate change and rising CO2 levels, I think there are other effects of human industrial actrocities that are more immediate and long lasting.