News: Disease linked to dolphins caused by climate change

Endangered bottlenose dolphins are being found with Fresh Water Skin disease which has been linked to climate change by Australian scientists.

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As well as this disease, scientists have claimed that other problems also threaten their lives such as net entanglement, chemical threats and occasionally vessel collision. Specifically, the disease in question is likely to occur after heavy rainfall. As we know one of the consequences of climate change is unpredictable and severe weather patterns, as a result these salt water mammals are suffering from this sudden outburst of rainfall.

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