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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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Can corals resist to climat change?

Researchers from Stanford University tested how corals grew in various temperatures. They compared known heat resistant corals to heat sensitive corals under extreme heat conditions and monitored their genes (not “jeans”) to identify which genes were responsible for providing the … Continue reading

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