COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Global Sunscreen Won't Save Corals
Description: A widely-discussed proposal for countering global warming involves injecting small, reflective particles into the upper atmosphere. This would partially block incoming sunlight before it reached the Earth's surface, lowering global temperatures. Such "geoengineering" solutions would do little to stop the acidification of the world oceans that threatens coral reefs and other marine life, report the authors of a new study. [Source: ScienceDaily]
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Source: ScienceDaily
Publish Date: 6/26/2009
Reading Level: Basic
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