COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Scientists Tackle a Dual Threat: More Acid, Less Oxygen in the Ocean
Description: Every summer for the past decade, fishermen and beachgoers along the Oregon coast have noticed dead crabs scattered along the shore, sometimes washed up in bunches. No one knows for sure why it's happening, but scientists think "dead zones" formed by low oxygen levels in coastal waters could be the culprit. [Source: KQED Science]
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Source: KQED Science
Publish Date: 2/26/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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