Why you should care about losing biodiversity
Half of the species in the sea could be threatened by a rapidly acidifying ocean.
“That loss of biodiversity should matter to people just like a lack of diversity in your stock portfolio should bother people,” said Jeremy Mathis, an oceanographer with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “It works exactly the same way. If you go all-in on one stock and that stock crashes, you’re stuck.”
Read more about biodiversity in the oceans and what’s at stake from ocean acidification in The Seattle Times’ incredible “Sea Change”, by Pulitzer Center grantees Craig Welch and Steve Ringman.