Articles Written by Rebecca Hurford

Uncertain future for global sea turtle populations in the face of sea level rise

Environment | Oceans, October 24th, 2023

Sea levels rising due to the Arctic ice melting is having a considerable impact on marine species. New research suggests that ’

Arctic Amplification explains why Arctic warming is twice as fast as global warming

Environment | Tundras and Poles, June 5th, 2023

Our global environmental degradation catastrophe is affecting one of Earth's most important ecosystems, the Arctic. The Arctic's core temperature is increasing two times faster than the rest of Earth due to a destructive positive feedback loop that will affect our ecosystems on a local and global scale. Already, humans and animals are feeling the impact of this once very balanced ecosystem melting.

Shellfish are dissolving due to acidifying oceans

Environment | Oceans, March 25th, 2023

Rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide are being absorbed by the ocean, which is destroying the many species that inhabit one of nature’s most important ecosystems. Is it possible to reverse the clock and replenish its health?