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Central Coast scientist finds that California abalone are resilient despite climate change (audio and text)

A Central Coast scientist has found that large sea snails known as abalone are resilient despite the effect of climate change on the ocean. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo biologist Dr. Jennifer O’Leary took a closer look at ocean acidification, which is caused by climate change. This happens when carbon dioxide is absorbed by seawater […]
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