Topics » Climate Change   Dec. 5, 2012

Ocean Acidification: The Other Carbon Problem

A Vulnerable Species

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A Vulnerable Species

A drop in pH levels causes liquid to become more acidic. Richard Feely, a senior scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, says a drop of .2 pH in your blood stream could send you into a coma. For marine life, the consequences can be just as dire.

Read the story: Coral Reefs and Shellfish Battle Acidifying Oceans


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