Baked barnacles, scorched cherries: the disastrous impact of heatwaves on plants and animals

Baked barnacles, scorched cherries: the disastrous impact of heatwaves on plants and animals

More than a billion sea creatures across the Pacific north-west perished in this year’s heatwave. And it’s just a taste of what’s to come

When forecasts foreshadowed the Pacific north-west’s devastating heatwave at the end of June, marine biologist Christopher Harley was alarmed and intrigued.

Then came the smell, and his feelings somberly shifted.

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