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This strange little sea snail uses water wings to ‘fly’
Biodiversity
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Biodiversity
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This strange little sea snail uses water wings to ‘fly’

Rachel Feltman | The Washington Post - February 20, 2016

Is it a butterfly? A bee? An alien? Nope! It's a sea snail. A sea snail. From the sea. This aptly-named Arctic "sea butterfly" (Limacina helicina) is…

Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say

Darryl Fears | The Washington Post - February 18, 2016

Warming waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans have increased the prevalence of diseases that are turning sea stars to mush and killing lobsters by burrowing under…

CO2 in oceans may ‘intoxicate’ fish, study finds
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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CO2 in oceans may ‘intoxicate’ fish, study finds

AFP - January 20, 2016

PARIS --┬áBy mid-century, higher levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ocean water could leave fish "intoxicated," becoming lost at sea, a study said Wednesday. The oceans absorb…

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