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CDC official: we've reached "the end of antibiotics"
"Yesterday, Mark Sample tweeted about disasters, low-points, and chronic trauma:
"Low point" is the term for when the worst part of a disaster has come to pass. Our disasters increasingly have no low point.

After the low point of a disaster is reached, things begin to get better. When there is no clear low point, society endures chronic trauma.

Disasters with no clear low point: global warming, mass extinction, colony collapse disorder, ocean acidification, Fukushima.

To which I would add: drug-resistant infectious diseases."
2013  marksample  kottke  disasters  lowpoints  trauma  chronictrauma  antibiotics  disease  climatechange  globalwarming  massextinction  colonycollapsedisorder  oceanacidification  fukushima 
october 2013 by robertogreco
Touch by Daft Punk on Spotify
Daf Punk Takes on in the song Touch ♫ Touch – Daft Punk, Paul Williams
oceanacidification  NowPlaying  from twitter
may 2013 by gregoryheller
Ocean acidification already well beyond natural variability
The authors write, “These stress factors probably do not simply add up, but combine in a species-dependent manner. Tropical surface temperatures are projected to increase at a rate that would lead to massive coral bleaching and mortality in the next three to five decades. Combined with a detectable change due to reduced ocean aragonite saturation and the corresponding estimated drop in carbonate accretion of ~15 percent since the industrial revolution, severe reductions are likely to occur in coral reef diversity, structural complexity, and resilience by the middle of this century.”
science  biology  marinescience  oceanacidification  oceans  coralreefs 
january 2012 by jflanagan
Bloom! Seattle
Excited for tonight's event (talks by sustainability inovators) at Sole Repair. there are still tickets
oceanacidification  oa  from twitter
october 2011 by gregoryheller
Ocean acidification changes nitrogen cycling in world seas
Very little is known about how ocean acidification may affect critical microbial groups like the ammonia oxidizers, which are key players in the ocean's nitrogen cycle. Michael Beman of the University of Hawaii is lead author of the paper.
ocean  oceanacidification  nitrogen  marinebiology  marinescience  pnas  hawaii  universityofhawaii  uhawaii  acidification  research  from delicious
december 2010 by hawaii

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