Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction, Broad Study Says

Posted by Mike Confino, January 17, 2015

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A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.

“We may be sitting on a precipice of a major extinction event,” said Douglas J. McCauley, an ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an author of the new research, which was published on Thursday in the journal Science.

via Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction, Broad Study Says – NYTimes.com.

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