Ocean Acidification

Cool Green Science blog focuses on all things science. The blog post that I focused on was ocean acidification. Ocean acidification is when carbon dioxide is entering the ocean at a fast pace which is then quickly changing the oceans chemistry. Acidification reduces corals ability to grow the skeleton it needs to build itself up.

In this blog it shares why we should care about ocean acidification. This helped my research by telling me what would happen if corals went away. It would greatly affect the food chain. We would also loose coastal protection, food and lively hood for locals, fish habitat, medicines, and tourism.

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http://blog.nature.org/science/2013/05/20/ocean-acidification-the-next-big-threat-to-coral-reefs/

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