Ocean acidification puts small Southern Ocean sea creatures at increasing risk (audio)

A US study has found that ocean acidification in the Southern Ocean is increasingly creating conditions which make it hard for small sea snails known as pteropods to form their shells. Scientists have in the past found the sea creatures with partly dissolved and acid damaged shells, and this study projects that the conditions harmful to the animals will increase in future.

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ABC News, The World Today, November 2015. Audio.


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