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A glimmer of hope for corals as baby reef-builders cope with acidifying oceans
Description: While the threat of coral bleaching as a result of climate change poses a serious risk to the future of coral reefs world wide, new research has found that some baby corals may be able to cope with the negative effects of ocean acidification. Ocean acidification, which is a direct consequence of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, is expected to have a deleterious effect on many marine species over the next century. [Source: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies]
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Source: ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Publish Date: 12/3/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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