The ocean is increasingly absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere, raising the water's acidity and endangering sea life.
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If you’re a fan of pirate movies, you may be familiar with the term scurvy dog. It’s a curse, typically levied at a pirate who sank below even the already lowly standards of allowed piratical behavior. What does it mean? Well, “dog” is self evident, but scurvy? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Humans are fouling the planet at an unprecedented rate. In this Moment of Science, we talk about a substance that we normally might consider a pollutant, but can also be used to clean up pollution. It may come as a surprise to you to learn that different kinds of animal manure may help treat some […]