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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

State panel calls for stronger action to combat ocean acidification

Efrain Rivera uses a pitchfork to harvest Pacific oysters at low tide at a Taylor Shellfish farm in Oyster Bay near Olympia. Such oyster farms are the earliest victims of ocean acidification as souring waters already have made it difficult for some shellfish in Washington to reproduce.