Will climate change ruin the white abalone's last chance at survival?
UC Davis' very own Kristin Aquilino, a project scientist at Bodega Marine Laboratory, is in charge of the largest population of endangered white abalone that exists in the world. Her work focuses on a long-term goal is to build the population in captivity, then outplant them into the wild and hope to increase a stable population. However, is there even a chance for them to survive back in the wild with dramatic changes in ocean chemistry due to climate change?
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