Perhaps the saddest thing about the continuing worsening of the ocean’s chemistry towards toxic waste dump status is that when sea life is gone–other than the absence of gulls in the air and fishing boats on the horizon and seafood restaurants–we will have lost countless creatures that were never even named, as well as so many known species we never really knew apart from an occasional deep-trawler extraction or National Geographic special. We are cut off from the sea’s reality and fate by the …

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