Tristan Baurick/Kitsap Sun via AP In this photo taken on July 13, 2016, biologist Jim Hayward shields himself with an umbrella while visiting a large gull nesting colony on Protection Island, a wildlife refuge in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, near Port Townsend.

Climate change may be causing some Protection Island gulls to turn to cannibalism

Over the past 60 years, ocean temperatures have increased about 15 times faster than any other time over the past 10,000 years.

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