Warming oceans may be choking off oxygen to starfish, causing them to ‘drown’

Warming ocean temperatures are fueling increases in organic material and bacteria that suck up oxygen in these watery habitats. Denise Chow is a reporter for NBC News Science focused on the environment and space.Jan. 7, 2021, 1:59 PM PST A mysterious wasting disease seen in starfish around the world may be the result of respiratory distress tied to warming oceans, according to a new study. … Continue reading Warming oceans may be choking off oxygen to starfish, causing them to ‘drown’

Tidepool Treasure Hunt!

Live Virtual Program – Tidepool Treasure Hunt!Friday, November 20, 10 AM PST Low tide at Cabrillo National Monument reveals a hidden world of fascinating creatures—meet some of them during this live virtual field trip with Cabrillo National Monument and the San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM)! Join SDNHM Community Engagement Manager, Lauren Marino Perez and Cabrillo National Monument Biologist and Science Educator, Sam Wynns for an … Continue reading Tidepool Treasure Hunt!