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Unprecedented damage to oceans has Canada's marine life on the run

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Canada's National Observer  The world's foremost climate scientists have found oceans are getting intensely warmer, sea levels are rising and the Earth's waters are losing oxygen and becoming more acidic.  Story here. A Pacific ocean perch (top) and blackspotted rockfish (bottom). Photo by NOAA. RELATED: New research finds that “marine reserves” – tracts of ocean where fishing is banned – are protecting fish, the coral reefs where they live and vast undersea "gardens," a lot more than once thought.  - by Larry Powell Do Marine Reserves Provide a Buffer Against the Ravages of Climate Change? Yes, say experts!  - by Larry Powell