Saturday, 3 May 2014
SNAILS ALREADY DISSOLVING IN THE OCEAN
A harbinger of things to come: 'An increasingly acidified Pacific Ocean is dissolving the shells of tiny marine snails that live along North America’s western coast. The broad finding, which has surprised some researchers, suggests that sea life is already being affected by changes in the ocean’s chemistry caused by rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere', reports Science.
Posted by Nobilangelo at 10:10:00