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Pacific Islands Could Lose Up to 80% of Their Marine Life

Discussion in 'Sea Save Foundation' started by Sea Save Foundation, Nov 27, 2017.

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    Due to climate change, islands in the Pacific Ocean could lose 50 to 80 percent of their marine life. The year-round warm temperatures found there could ultimately lead to the demise of their marine life. “Under climate change, the Pacific Islands region is projected to become warmer, less oxygenated, more acidic, and have lower production of plankton that form the base of oceanic food webs,” said lead author Rebecca Asch, Nereus Program alumnus and assistant professor at East Carolina University.

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