West Coast Ocean Acidification Rates Among Highest In World

The more carbon dioxide in the air, the more acidic oceans become – preventing oysters and tiny marine snails at the base of the food chain from forming shells.

The United States is stepping away from the Paris Climate Agreement, but the consequences of climate change will be more difficult to leave behind.  Take ocean acidification, a major emerging threat to West Coast fisheries.

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