Global warming, climate change—what is what? People use the terms interchangeably but they aren't the same. Global warming is only a small part of climate change and lumping them together allows skeptics to argue that climate change isn't real because it is cold outside.
All that carbon dioxide that humanity has been throwing into the atmosphere has to go somewhere. The ocean is an excellent buffer but it isn't fast. The surface ocean becomes more and more acidic and organisms of all sizes suffer because of it.
I had to survive three weeks without my laptop, so I had to figure out which of my tasks and routines still work on my iPad.
Keystone species are the glue for their ecosystems and hold everything together. Without them, entire ecosystems collapse. What are keystone species? What do they do? Why do we care?
We continue our dive into the world of coral reefs with a look at the different types of corals and their anatomy, as well as anemones.