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Unformatted text preview: research performed. There were only clown fish tested. Is it possible that clown fish have a different reaction to acidified water than other fish? While this probably isn’t true, it’s worth looking into multiple species to provide comparisons. This experiment just doesn’t seem to be reliable. It’s primarily the researchers’ fault for not performing follow-up experiments, but the author is also accountable for publishing an article based on preliminary results. A journalist needs to be sure that what is being published is accurate and reliable. Also, the author never touches on how global warming causes acidification. While our class is fully aware of how this happens, it would be beneficial to add a sentence or two, briefly explaining the causes of this. It’s not a very complicated process and I believe the average reader could understand it with a minimal explanation....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course GEOL 109 taught by Professor Surge during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08