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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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Ozone Layer Decline Halts

A study from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences suggests that the ozone layer, while still severely depleted following decades of thinning, is no longer in decline. It has been nearly twenty years since the Montreal Protocol imposed controls on the use of chlorofluorocarbons, or CFC’s, believed to be the main culprit behind […]

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