Oregon Scientists Unlock New Clues About How Acid Oceans Kill Shellfish

Could the solution to ocean acidification and its deadly effects on shellfish lie in a bottle of Tums?

New research from Oregon State University scientists suggests it could.

According to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, the real cause of the phenomenon that’s killing oysters, mussels and other shellfish up and down the Pacific coast isn’t heightened carbon dioxide and ocean pH levels alone, as previously thought.

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