posted on February 21, 2012 16:25
February 20, 2012
"While the world worries and debates about increased levels of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, a more insidious and perhaps irreversible change threatens the oceans.
Like the air we breathe, oceans also represent a dumping ground for the gases released when human beings burn fossil fuels. Marine waters have absorbed approximately half of the carbon dioxide released from industrialization, and the resulting phenomenon is ocean acidification.
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