Are we missing the forest for the trees?
Although climate change is a leading contender for explaining the major increases in 2011 and 2012, Huffard says that these spikes could be part of a longer-term trend that scientists haven’t yet observed.
She hopes to continue gathering data from Station M to try and figure it out.
– “Sea Snot” Explosions Feed Deep-Sea Creatures (National Geographic)
Interestingly, Arnold does not even make a peep about Fukushima, which by all common sense is the most reasonable explanation for this sudden increase in dead sea life. Though the most significant increases were observed roughly a year after the incident, the study makes mention of the fact that the problems first began in 2011.
– Study: Dead sea creatures cover 98 percent of ocean floor off California coast; up from 1 percent before Fukushima (NaturalNews)
Nothing to see here, folks. Move along. Weren’t you busy griping about the Duck Dynasty or something like that?