"We are now seeing the effect of the outbreak on the environment,” an environmentalist says.
There seems a never-ending list of consequences to climate change and the global response to it, but here's another one to add: piracy.
Of all the plastic that enters Earth’s oceans each year, just 1% has been observed floating on the surface.
NOAA is offering a $20,000 reward in the dolphin cases, while hoping to better educate the public about protecting them.
“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.