April 19, 2004

Is there a doctor in the house?

Life in the Earth's oceans is getting sicker.

According to new research, sea creatures are getting more diseases, which are causing illness more often. The study has ruled out better reporting and increased attention to marine diseases as possible causes of the increase.

Two of the leading possible causes for the increase of disease are (no surprise) global warming and over-fishing.

Via New Scientist.

Posted by Magpie at April 19, 2004 08:58 PM | Environment | Technorati links |