Fish are getting big ears, and it’s all our fault

According to a study published Friday in the prestigious journal Science, boffins at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at San Diego’s University of California have discovered that rising carbon dioxide concentrations in the world’s oceans are causing sea bass to grow oversized otoliths – that’s boffinspeak for ear bones.

So is there anything we evil humans aren’t screwing up? Perhaps we should all just do Mother Gaea a favor and die off.

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