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International report concludes that C02 emissions from human activity causes ocean acidification

November 15th, 2013 by International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

Ocean acidification may increase 170% this century with substantial costs expected from coral reef loss and declines in shellfisheries. Cold water corals also at risk. In a major new international report, experts conclude that the acidity of the world’s ocean may increase by around 170% by the end of the century bringing significant economic losses. […]