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The 45th Parallel | Warming where we live

Rising temperatures throw nature a curve

Species in Narragansett Bay are in midst of a wide change

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / November 13, 2007

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Narragansett Bay's natural timing is out of sync. The bay's average annual water temperature has increased about 2 degrees Fahrenheit since 1960, and in winters it has warmed about 3 degrees. There is growing evidence that the temperature changes are breaking down carefully evolved relationships among species and disrupting the vast food web the bay depends upon. (Full article: 1445 words)

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