Fishing Towns to be adversely impacted by Ocean Acidification

July 30, 2014 12:20 PM

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Rise in levels of carbon dioxide is responsible for increasing temperatures all over the world. However, researchers have claimed that marine life will also get adversely affected because of rising levels of carbon dioxide.

Higher levels of carbon dioxide in atmosphere are leading much of it to enter the ocean, which in turn is making the oceans acidic. Carbon dioxide turns into carbonic acid after it enters the ocean and decreases the oceanic pH.

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