BBC News – ‘Acidifying oceans’ threaten food supply, UK warns

Posted by Trish Riley, December 16, 2009

“The UK environment secretary said that acidification provided a “powerful incentive” to cut carbon emissions.

Ocean chemistry is changing because water absorbs extra CO2 from the air.

“It affects marine life, it affects coral, and that in turn could affect the amount of fish in the sea – and a billion people in the world depend on fish for their principal source of protein.”

via BBC News – ‘Acidifying oceans’ threaten food supply, UK warns.

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