COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Coral reefs under siege from acidic oceans
Description: Ocean acidification, a potentially disastrous consequence of global warming, is threatening the early life cycle of coral reefs near Florida and throughout the Caribbean, according to a new study. While other research has looked at how the world's increasingly acidic oceans affect adult coral, this is the first one to document its impact on coral's early life stages. [Source: USA Today]
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Source: USA Today
Publish Date: 11/8/2010
Reading Level: Basic
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