Oceans heading for mass extinction - global marine experts report
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Ocean heading for mass extinction, scientists warn
The International Programme on the State of the Oceans report brought together coral reef ecologists, toxicologists, and fisheries scientists.
The scientists involved are warning of a potential marine massacre with a mass extinction of sea life akin to the death of the dinosaurs.
The new IPSO report says the seas are battling pollutants, overfishing and warming, and warns that without swift action the fight to save species could be lost.
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