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Oceans' rising acidity a threat to shellfish — and humans

Published: 
Sat, 10/06/2012 (All day)
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Water

Peering into the microscope, Alan Barton thought the baby oysters looked normal, except for one thing: They were dead.

Slide after slide, the results were the same. The entire batch of 100 million larvae at the Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery had perished.