Carol Turley describes ocean acidification’s impact on marine life (audio)

Carol Turley: The CO2 that we’re putting up into the atmosphere through burning fossil fuels and things like that, a lot of that is being absorbed by the ocean. And that is making the oceans more acidic.

Carol Turley is a senior scientist at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory, in the U.K. Her research confirms that oceans are acidifying from atmospheric CO2, and that changes in ocean chemistry will likely impact marine life.

Jorge Salazar, EarthSky, 8 March 2010. Full article and audio.

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