Study: Air pollution causes fish to choke

Study: Air pollution causes fish to choke

Coral polyps feed in the plankton-rich waters by Santa Catalina, Panama. A new study of coral reefs off the Pacific coast of Panama shows that dead coral reefs may be able to recover from rising ocean temperatures and other environmental disasters.; Credit: laszlo-photo/Flickr

We all know that air pollution is bad, but us humans aren’t the only ones that suffer. According to a new study, underwater critters in the Pacific Ocean feel the impact of air pollution too. And that’s causing a lot of problems for marine life… and the food chain. To explain more, Take Two’s A Martinez was joined now by Taka Ito, the lead author of the study and an associate professor at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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