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How Corrosive Water off the West Coast Threatens the Food Chain

| March 17, 2014
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Earlier this year, managers at a hatchery near Vancouver, British Columbia, said they lost three years’ worth of scallops — 10 million animals — to acidic waters. Ocean acidification is worse off the West Coast than anywhere else in North America. …read more

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Molly Samuel joined KQED as an intern in 2007, and since then has worked here as a reporter, producer, director and blogger. Before becoming KQED Science’s Multimedia Producer, she was a producer for Climate Watch. Molly has also reported for NPR, KALW and High Country News, and has produced audio stories for The Encyclopedia of Life and the Oakland Museum of California. She was a fellow with the Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism and a journalist-in-residence at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center. Molly has a degree in Ancient Greek from Oberlin College and is a co-founder of the record label True Panther Sounds. Reach Molly Samuel at msamuel@kqed.org.

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