The Arctic is changing rapidly with climate change and a warming planet. The New York Times reports that the eight Arctic nations are pledging cooperation for the future of the Arctic, given the numerous political and resource implications associated with a changing environment.
Coral are increasingly at risk due to acidification and rising ocean temperatures. A great BBC article further illustrates this.
There are fewer fish now than at any time in modern history….fish stocks and marine biomass have been over-fished and devastated in many parts of the world. There are some great infographics here that further explain what happened, what is happening, and what is likely to happen.