Sunny

Winnipeg, MB

22°c Sunny

Full Forecast

Home and Family

Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

10:21 AM 0

JUNEAU, Alaska - The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.

Ocean water ......

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2005 file photo, Ralph Strickland guides a crab pot full of red king crabs onto the deck of F/V Frigidland during the current fishery in the waters off of Juneau, Alaska. The release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. The research, led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was to be published Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in the online journal Progress in Oceanography. (AP Photo/Klas Stolpe, File) Show/Hide caption

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2005 file photo, Ralph Strickland guides a crab pot full of red king crabs onto the deck of F/V Frigidland during the current fishery in the waters off of Juneau, Alaska. The release of carbon dioxide into the air from factory smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says. The research, led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was to be published Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in the online journal Progress in Oceanography. (AP Photo/Klas Stolpe, File)

Advertisement