Tag Archives: Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies

Danger signs from a warming ocean

Jokes aside, our oceans are changing dramatically and permanently. [15 September 2014 | Peter Boyer] As immigration minister Peter Dutton observed last week, for all the wrong reasons, time matters little when water is lapping at your door. It was … Continue reading

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To understand climate, look to the sea

Ever-more urgent warnings about the state of the climate are coming from our oceans. [19 June 2012 | Peter Boyer] To understand global climate we have to consider the whole planet. Isn’t that obvious to everyone? Perhaps not. Nearly all … Continue reading

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The hangover that comes from too much fizz

Too much carbon in our atmosphere has a serious impact on life in our oceans. That alone, quite part from global warming, justifies strong action to cut emissions [10 May 2011 | Peter Boyer] It’s un-Australian not to enjoy a … Continue reading

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