Why Are Our Oceans Becoming More Acidic?

Global Climate Change (62)

“NOAA (National Ocean Service). Ocean acidification refers to a reduction in the pH of the ocean, caused primarily by uptake of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.”

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Note from author: Greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide, decreases the pH balance of our world´s oceans since a significant amount of these greenhouse gases are being absorbed e.g. by oceans. Ocean acidification, according to National Geographic, endangers both shelled animals and causes reproductive disorders in some fish species.

In the following Ted Talk Rob Dunbar speaks to us about The Threat of Ocean Acidification:

 

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