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Global Warming May Push Seaweeds Over the Edge

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Australian seaweeds are threatened by global warming.

Continued warming in the oceans around Australia could have dramatic effects on the seaweed that live in these waters, pushing their ranges south, and eventually, off the continental shelf. Changes in seaweed communities could have dramatic effects on other living things, since seaweeds provide habitat and food. Above, the Australian seaweed Pterocladia retangularis.

CREDIT: Thomas Wernberg

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