It is believed that the crabs are moving up the Antarctic slope towards the Antarctic shelf as the waters around the southernmost content warm due to climate change.
"The concern is that king crabs don't like cold water, so we're a little bit worried that they have the potential to move up the slope, towards the shelf," and into a new ecosystem, Brothers told AL.com. "These crabs, they're like skeleton-breaking crabs, they feed on sea stars and things like that, so they have the potential to really change the ecosystem at the bottom of the ocean. . . . We're worried that as they move towards a new spot, they're going to be eating basically everything in their path."
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This significant gift comes to UAB after the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts voted to make new gifts to all institutions that were recipients of photographic works from The Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program. In 2008, UAB received 150 works by Warhol as part of a gift from the foundation, which distributed works to nearly 200 university museums nationwide.
UAB Opera will present “La finta semplice” at 7:30 p.m. both nights in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave. South. Directed by Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk, DMA, the performance will be in Italian with English supertitles. Tickets are $10, $15 and $20, with $5 tickets available for any college student with an ID or anyone under 18. Call 205-975-2787 for tickets. Visit the UAB Department of Music at www.uab.edu/cas/music.
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