Negative Effects Of Ocean Acidification

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I choose this article because I think it’s really cool that we are finding ways to repair the coral reefs. The coral reefs are already in danger of extinction because of global warming, so finding a way to try and repair them is great.

Ever since the Industrial revolution, the oceans have been taking in more carbon dioxide. The quantities of the gas taken in by the oceans are large enough that now some areas of the oceans have become more acidic, a phenomenon called ocean acidification. Ocean acidification is harming many groups of animals, including coral reefs. To prove that ocean acidification really was negatively impacting coral reefs, researchers “turned back the clock.” In a study published today in Nature, researchers led by Rebecca

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