“We found dissolution impacts to the crab larvae that were not expected to occur until much later in this century,” said Richard Feely, a senior NOAA marine scientist.
The technology will help scientists as oceans undergo increasing stress from pollution, overfishing and climate change.
The only known 'prehistoric' Wollemi trees on earth are alive, but the surrounding damage is incalculable.
Each year in the past decade is among the top 10 warmest years on record in ocean temperatures.
The study shows that it deals with an entirely different kind of battle: the conflict between light and darkness.
Climate change will wreak havoc with ecosystems, but not all species of flora and fauna will suffer setbacks.