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How climate change reaches into the ocean

Climate change could have devastating consequences for the world’s fish.

As global temperatures rise, the resulting ocean acidification and warming may hurt the diversity and population of fish species across the globe, say researchers.

“This ‘simplification’ of our oceans will have profound consequences for our current way of life, particularly for coastal populations and those that rely on oceans for food and trade,” said Ivan Nagelkerken, Australian Research Council Future Fellow with the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute in a news release.

Click here for the full report by the Christian Science Monitor.