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Oceans lose oxygen

Nature volume 542, pages 303304 (16 February 2017) | Download Citation

Oxygen is essential to most life in the ocean. An analysis shows that oxygen levels have declined by 2% in the global ocean over the past five decades, probably causing habitat loss for many fish and invertebrate species. See Letter p.335

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  1. Denis Gilbert is at the Institut Maurice-Lamontagne, Pêches et Océans Canada, Mont-Joli, Québec G5H 3Z4, Canada.

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