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Increased Carbon Dioxide Levels Damage Coral Reefs

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Scientists have been worried about coral reefs for years, since realizing that rising temperatures and rising ocean acidity are hard on organisms that build their skeletons from calcium carbonate. Researchers on Australia's Great Barrier Reef are conducting an experiment that demonstrates just how much corals could suffer in the coming decades.

Source: NPR

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