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Harmful Pacific Ocean "blob" made worse by climate change

CBS News Monday, 16 September 2019
Ocean heatwaves known as the "blob" are responsible for toxic algae blooms that kill plankton, a key food source for marine life. Experts are concerned a massive blob that formed in the Pacific in 2015 is reforming. Jonathan Vigliotti explains.
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News video: Rising Pacific Ocean Temperatures Could Mark Return of 'The Blob'

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A marine heat wave out in the Pacific resembles something that happened in 2015. Biologists won't know the full impact on sea life for several months. Emily Turner reports. (9-13-19)

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