News tagged with acid levels

Science official: Ocean acidity major reef threat

(AP) — Oceans' rising acid levels have emerged as one of the biggest threats to coral reefs, acting as the "osteoporosis of the sea" and threatening everything from food security to tourism to livelihoods, ...

Jul 09, 2012
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Sea urchins cope with rising CO2 levels

(Phys.org) —Increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere are causing oceans to become more acidic. This situation poses a threat to marine organisms with shells made of calcium carbonate, ...

Apr 09, 2013 report
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