Ocean Acidification: The Other Carbon Problem
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Losing Oyster Seed
Shina Wysocki and her family own an oyster farm near Olympia, Washington, where ocean acidification is already affecting their harvest. The farm relies on ordering oyster larvae or "seed" every year to raise and sell. But rising acidity in the ocean eats away at larval oysters' still-forming shells, killing the young shellfish and the farm's profits.
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