Expert Says Oceans Are Turning Acidic

NAIROBI, Kenya — The world’s oceans are becoming more acidic, which poses a threat to sea life and Earth’s fragile food chain, a climate expert said Thursday.

Oceans have already absorbed a third of the world’s emissions of carbon dioxide, one of the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming, leading to acidification that prevents vital sea life from forming properly.

“The oceans are rapidly changing,”said professor Stefan Rahmstorf on the sidelines of a U.N. conference on climate change that has drawn delegates from more than 100 countries to Kenya.”Ocean acidification is a major threat to marine organisms.”

FOXNews.com, 9 Novembre 2006. Article.

0 Responses to “Expert Says Oceans Are Turning Acidic”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply




				
  • Search

  • Categories

  • Tags

  • Post Date

Subscribe to the RSS feed

Follow AnneMarin on Twitter

Blog Stats

  • 1,407,482 hits

OA-ICC HIGHLIGHTS

Ocean acidification in the IPCC AR5 WG II

OUP book


%d bloggers like this: