COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Scientists warn on ocean acidification
Description: Scientists at the UN climate change conference, or COP 22, are calling for urgent study into rising acidity of the oceans caused by global warming. Researchers reported that the increased absorption of carbon dioxide is leading to acidification of the oceans, particularly areas near its surface. They said acidity levels are 30 percent higher than before the Industrial Revolution. [Source: NHK World (Japan)]
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Source: NHK World (Japan)
Publish Date: 11/11/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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