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Elevated carbon dioxide levels in the oceans is already starting to dissolve many pteropod shells. The Dissolving Sentinels of the Southern Ocean
Science / The Biological World
Thursday March 24, 2016

Scientists are increasingly finding sea snails with abrasions all over their tiny spiral shells, but these scuffs aren’t just wear and tear. They’re ominous signs that a foundational link in the Southern Ocean’s food chain could be facing an existential crisis in waters that are becoming increasingly acidic.
A Weddell seal mother stretches out with her pup at the at Hutton Cliffs seal colony. Weighing Seals Without Scales
Science / The Biological World
Wednesday December 02, 2015

Scientists working on the longest-running Antarctic seal population study are using a new technique that needs little more than an off-the-shelf digital camera to turn photos of Weddell seals into important new data in their continuing research.

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