Warming oceans are killing dolphins, causing fewer dolphin births, study finds — KFOR.com

Dolphins may be in serious trouble as ocean temperatures – affected by global warming – continue to rise. After a heat wave struck the waters of Western Australia in 2011, scientists noticed warmer ocean temperatures caused fewer dolphin births and decreased the animal’s survival rate. The heat wave caused the water temperature of an area called Shark Bay to rise about 4 degrees above the annual average. After the heat wave, the survival rate for some species of dolphins fell by 12%, […]

via Warming oceans are killing dolphins, causing fewer dolphin births, study finds — KFOR.com

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