COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Environment: Earth's acid test
Description: The acidity of sea water has climbed by 30% over the past 150 years, and some regions have already become corrosive enough to inhibit the growth of corals and other species for part of the year. As the oceans rapidly grow more acidic, scientists are scrambling to discover how marine life is likely to react. [Source: Nature News]
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Source: Nature News
Publish Date: 3/9/2011
Reading Level: Basic
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