Marine Heatwave Likely Caused Mass Starvation of Seabirds off the U.S. West Coast and Alaska

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 15:50 in Earth & Climate

Unprecedented numbers of common murres--North Pacific seabirds--died between 2015 and 2016. A new analysis lays out the scope of this event and suggests a potential culprit: severely reduced food supplies resulting from unusually elevated sea temperatures.

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