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What is the ocean acidification?

Carbon dioxide has been emitted into the atmosphere at ever increasing levels since the Industrial Revolution. The ocean absorbs about one-quarter of the carbon dioxide added to the atmosphere by human activities. The absorption of carbon dioxide by the ocean triggers a … Continue reading

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is bleaching

“ Today’s children are almost certain to see the Great Barrier Reef trashed within their lifetime.” Charlie Veron, former chief scientist of the Australian Institute of marine life. Read about the Great Barrier Reef and the threats that surround it by clicking … Continue reading

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Ocean Acidification

Massive fishing, global warming, pollution and other human activities have had bad effects on coral reefs these last decades… But there is a threat that we do not talk about so much : ocean acidification. Indeed, corals can not stand … Continue reading

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