New study pinpoints likely path of COVID-related plastic waste in the ocean

Journal Reference: Yiming Peng, Peipei Wu, Amina T. Schartup, Yanxu Zhang. Plastic waste release caused by COVID-19 and its fate in the global ocean. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (47): e2111530118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2111530118 Led by a team of researchers at Nanjing University’s School of Atmospheric Sciences and UC San Diego’s Scripps … Read more

Revealing the ramifications of ocean acidification for coralline algae

Journal Reference: Christopher E. Cornwall, Ben P. Harvey, Steeve Comeau, Daniel L. Cornwall, Jason M. Hall‐Spencer, Viviana Peña, Shigeki Wada, Lucia Porzio. Understanding coralline algal responses to ocean acidification: Meta‐analysis and synthesis. Global Change Biology, 2021; DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15899 In a new study published in Global Change Biology, an international team, including researchers from the University … Read more

Heatwaves like ‘the Blob’ could decrease role of ocean as carbon sink

Journal Reference: Sachia J. Traving, Colleen T. E. Kellogg, Tetjana Ross, Ryan McLaughlin, Brandon Kieft, Grace Y. Ho, Angelica Peña, Martin Krzywinski, Marie Robert, Steven J. Hallam. Prokaryotic responses to a warm temperature anomaly in northeast subarctic Pacific waters. Communications Biology, 2021; 4 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s42003-021-02731-9 Canadian and European researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. … Read more

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