Shellfish, oysters, scallops suffers from ocean acidification, may significantly decline now

February 23, 2015 11:08 PM

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Considering the fact that humans release a lot of carbon dioxide among other greenhouses gases into the atmosphere, and that world oceans naturally absorb a significant percentage of these atmospheric gases to reduce the potential harm of global warming, marine life like shellfish, oysters, clams, and scallops among others are taking a bad hit in the ensuing acidification reactions.

This means that not only is the ocean acidification destroying shellfish and other vulnerable sea life, it will also induce some level of scarcity at your favorite seafood market or restaurant, and you can be certain that fishing communities in the Pacific Northwest, coastal Alaska, southern New Eng...

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