Huffpost: Massive Pacific Coast Starfish Die-Off Is Linked To Global Warming

The “marine heat wave” is triggering a “continental-scale collapse of a pivotal predator,” says new study.

A die-off of sea stars so massive that scientists believe it could be the largest disease epidemic ever observed in wild marine animals has been linked in a new study to global warming. Creatures with the sea star wasting disease simply fall apart and progress rapidly to death, often leaving ... a collection of “disconnected limbs,” researchers say.

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