Thursday, July 28, 2005
Evidence indicates that marine predator diversity has declined 10 - 50% in the past 50 years as a result of fishing pressure and changing climate. Link: Global Patterns of Predator Diversity in the Open Oceans -- Worm et al., 10.1126/science.1113399 -- Science.
The NY Times reported, after this post, on the Worm study. It provides a more complete summary. Biodiversity reduced in open oceans