Dramatic Shift in Pacific Ocean Ecosystem

Date: 12/2/2014

Long-lived deep-sea corals preserve evidence of a major shift in the open Pacific Ocean ecosystem since around 1850, according to
researchers at the University of California. The findings, published in Nature, indicate that changes at the base of the marine food web observed in recent decades in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre may have begun more than 150 years ago at the end of the Little Ice Age

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