Mānoa: Researchers find unprecedented, man-made trends in oceans acidity | University of Hawaii News | OUR OCEANS NEED US | Scoop.it

Nearly one-third of CO2 emissions due to human activities enters the world’s oceans. By reacting with seawater, CO2 increases the water’s acidity, which may significantly reduce the calcification rate of such marine organisms as corals and mollusks, resulting in the potential loss of ecosystems.