CO2 Emissions Causing Ocean Acidification at Unprecedented Rate

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"April 22, 2010 -- Unless man-made carbon dioxide emissions are substantially curbed, or atmospheric carbon dioxide is controlled by some other means, the oceans will continue to become more acidic, says the summary of a congressionally requested study by the National Research Council. The long-term consequences are unknown, but a federal program under development is a positive move toward understanding and responding to the problem."

 

Source: National Academies.org Weekly Highlights, April 23, 2010

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