COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Ocean's harmful low-oxygen zones growing, are sensitive to small changes in climate
Description: The growth of low-oxygen regions is cause for concern because of the detrimental effects on marine populations - entire ecosystems can die off when marine life cannot escape the low-oxygen water. There are widespread areas of the ocean where marine life has had to flee or develop very peculiar adaptations to survive in low-oxygen conditions. [Source: University of California]
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Source: University of California
Publish Date: 6/16/2011
Reading Level: Basic
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