Guest blog by Mason Hay and Rachel Richardson Desertification is the complex process of land that was once productive being degraded. It involves multiple causes, including drought, overgrazing, and poor agricultural methods, and it proceeds at varying rates in different climates. Deserts advance with no distinct pattern, forming patches on their borders. Areas far from […]
Guest blog by Scott Rosenbrook and Jake Wilkerson Charleston County proposes building an I-526 extension through Johns Island. There have been considerable outcry from the residents of Johns Island, about the destruction which will be caused with it’s development, such as damage to local wildlife, wetlands which help absorbs pollutants in the water and acts […]
A documentary on PBS shows in details how the rising water levels as a result of climate change will affect regions around the world that live close to the coasts. Check it out.
One of the biggest sinks of atmospheric CO2 is the oceans. If these levels increase in the atmosphere, the dissolved CO2 levels in the oceans also increase significantly. When dissolved CO2 levels increases, acid levels in the oceans increase as well. What does this mean to us? Here’s what Oceana has to say: ocean acidification, […]