NOAA scientist reports dramatic increase in ocean acidification

A research scientist from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that the surface layer of the world’s oceans has acidified by 30% in the last 60 years due to increased atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. And he says continued unconstrained CO2 emissions may triple ocean acidity by 2100.

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, KCAW – Sitka,, 30 September 2008. Radio.

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