Inadvertent Visitors

When I was a kid in northern California, we used to go to the ocean beaches of Marin County on the weekends. The long, sweeping scythes of Drake’s Beach and Limantour still count among my favorite ocean shorelines. Beachgoers wore swimsuits on warm days, but we could always tell the tourists from the locals because…

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Krill Gratitude

Massive ocean krill swarms – hundreds of millions of tons of them – are a keystone of one of the great planetary life cycles. A new Australian study published in the journal Nature Climate Change┬ácalled Risk maps for Antarctic krill under projected Southern Ocean acidification, looks at the threshold at which krill – specifically, their…

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