Heat wave cooks live molluscs on a beach in Canada – Prime Time Zone

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University of British Columbia researchers estimate that at least 1 billion sea creatures have died in the extreme heat

University of British ColumbiaShellfish were ‘cooked alive’ off the coast of Canada

No heat wave Canada literally cooked the clams, clams and other molluscs alive on a beach in Vancouver, British Columbia. Researchers at the University of British Columbia estimate that at least 1 billion sea creatures have died in the extreme heat. The animals rotted and left an unpleasant smell on the shore. The university’s biologists used infrared cameras to measure the temperature of the water at the site, which reached up to 122 degrees. At the end of June, Canada reached peaks of up to 50°C, leaving more than 500 dead. This Sunday, 11, a new heat wave reached the country. The government closed roads and limited road traffic to control forest fires.