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With Climate Change, No Happy Clams

NPR | June 14, 2013 1:13 p.m.

Carbon emissions are slowly acidifying ocean waters, forcing marine life to adapt. Oysters and other shellfish, for example, may have a harder time building their shells, according to NOAA’s Richard Feely. At Quilcene, Washington’s Taylor Shellfish Hatchery, research director Benoit Eudeline says he’s already seeing those effects.

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