Certain types of mussels can survive, even thrive, as the climate changes

Mediterranean mussels could survive and thrive in increasingly acidic water
Mediterranean mussels could survive and thrive in increasingly acidic water
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Climate change is bad news for our world’s oceans. The more carbon dioxide we pump into the atmosphere, the more acidic our oceans are getting, causing havoc to marine life. But a new study shows that mussels with certain genetic traits can survive and thrive in those more acidic waters.