“The Blob” Could Be Causing Severe West Coast Drought

April 13, 2015 2:44 AM

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The U.S. west coast is experiencing the worst drought ever, and it could be caused by a mysterious Pacific Ocean “warm blob”. That’s according to a new study.

The study said a blob was found in the ocean, with temperatures that are two to seven degrees higher than the temperature of the surrounding water. It’s causing mayhem among the West Coast marine ecosystem, that’s making other species look for refuge somewhere else.

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