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CO2 threatens oceans regardless of global warming
Description: Much of the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel burning is absorbed by the oceans. It is elevating ocean acidity threatening many species, especially those like corals, which use calcium carbonate to make their shells or skeletons. [Source: Carnegie Institution Press Release]
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Source: Carnegie Institution Press Release
Publish Date: 3/8/2007
Reading Level: Basic
Page Length: 2