Some marine creatures may be more resilient to harsher ocean conditions than expected

Posted by on February 15, 2017 12:41 pm
Categories: Top News

As the world continually emits carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the oceans are taking a hit, absorbing some of it and growing more acidic. Among other effects, scientists have found that coral reefs and oyster hatcheries are deteriorating as a result. However, scientists studying a type of sea snail report a bit of bright news: The animal can adapt by rejiggering its shell-making process and other functions.

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