For the second year in a row, ocean upwelling has failed and ocean animals are starving off California.
The Farrallon Islands northwest of San Francisco are ground zero in the crisis, where Cassin's auklets (puffin-like birds) are in the second consecutive year of "unprecedented" breeding failure.
“How many years in a row do you see this before you start raising your eyebrows?” said oceanographer Frank Schwing.
Blogfish told you earlier about the plankton crisis, and now we have confirmation that the effects are spreading up the food chain. This is not good.