Ocean turning acidic, threatening fisheries; possible mass extinction

This week, the U.S. House is set to consider a bill to beef up research on the growing acidity of the oceans — an issue with major implications for fisheries. A research cruise off the west coast last summer discovered acidic waters creeping toward shore far faster than expected. [This is Part 1 of a 2-part report; Part 2 will air tomorrow.]

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage