Extreme Heat Provokes Mass Marine Life Die-Off

Extreme Heat Provokes Mass Marine Life Die-Off

by Natasha Lasky, ODP Staff Writer The one-two punch of heat and drought in the Western United States and Canada isn’t just affecting people— it’s also cooking marine wildlife across the Pacific Northwest. After two weeks, climate-fueled extreme heat has killed an estimated 1 billion marine animals and threatens freshwater life as well, according to […]

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Ocean News to Note This 4th of July Holiday

Ocean News to Note This 4th of July Holiday

As Weather.com reported, unusually warm temperatures combined with seasonal low tides have literally roasted California mussels in their shells in a mass die-off that could have larger implications on the local marine ecosystem. At the same time, this July 4th weekend a record number of sharks have been spotted off the coast of Cape Cod […]

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