"Acid Oceans Threaten Billion-Dollar Oyster Business"

"Bad news for American gourmets: the commercial oyster industry in the Pacific Northwest has been failing for several years, and may go on failing as increasingly acid oceans put the larvae of the bivalve Crassostrea gigas seriously at risk."

"The good news is that U.S. scientists now know exactly why things are going wrong in the oyster beds, which opens up the possibility of commercial hatcheries finding ways to get round the problem."

Tim Radford reports for Climate News Network June 29, 2013.

Source: Climate Central, 07/01/2013