"Sea Change: Can Sea Life Adapt?"

"SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — The violet bottom-dwelling, prickle-backed spheres wriggling in the tank in Gretchen Hofmann’s lab aren’t really known for their speed. But these lowly sea urchins adapt so quickly they’re helping answer a question that’s key to understanding ocean acidification."

"As fossil-fuel emissions disrupt marine life, will evolution come to the rescue?"

Craig Welch reports a multimedia feature package for the Seattle Times with photographs by Steve Ringman November 2, 2013.

Monday, November 4, 2013