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Ocean Acidification Accelerates, Threatening Marine Ecosystems

Ocean Acidification Accelerates, Threatening Marine Ecosystems

By Eartheasy.com, Posted March 8th, 2012

The cause of heightened CO2 levels and resulting ocean acidification, the researchers note, is human activity…

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Growing low-oxygen zones in oceans worry scientists

Growing low-oxygen zones in oceans worry scientists

By Les Blumenthal, McClatchy Newspapers, Posted March 15th, 2010

Lower levels of oxygen in the Earth’s oceans, particularly off the United States’ Pacific Northwest coast, could be another sign of fundamental changes linked to global climate change, scientists say. They warn that the oceans’ complex undersea ecosystems and fragile food chains could be disrupted.

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