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Carbon Dioxide 1, Coral Reefs 0

New research shows that oceanic acidity levels are rising due to an increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide, which may have major consequences for coral reefs, as they will likely erode faster than they can rebuild. This is the message that Dr. Christopher Langdon of the University of Miami is presenting in Honolulu at the American […]

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Alarm Over Rising Acidity Of Oceans

The Royal Society in the U.K. has issued a worrying report about rising acidity in the world’s oceans. “If CO2 [carbon dioxide] from human activities continues to rise, the oceans will become so acidic by 2100 it could threaten marine life in ways we can’t anticipate,” said report author Ken Caldeira, of the Carnegie Institution. […]

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