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Acidification of the oceans - what’s the impact on fish?


Climate change-induced increase of carbon dioxide, according to modelling approaches, is going to cause the acidification of the world

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Angela Alston, Feb 26th, 2008:

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In 2005, a study published by *Nature* suggested that, at its current rate of change, ocean acidification could cause profound population disruptions among certain marine organisms, e.g., cold-water corals, key in the food chain to crustaceans, salmon and whales, leading to severe ecological change in the whole ecosystem.

These findings support this.

Perhaps it’s time to change the rate at which we’re producing CO2.

Reference: Nature 437 (29th September 2005): 681-686

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