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1 November 2017

Polluted groundwater eroding Hawaiian coral reefs, study shows

Local land-based pollution makes coral reefs more vulnerable to ocean acidification and could trigger coastal coral reef ecosystem collapses sooner than projected, according to new research.


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15 December 2016

Some corals and scallops better able to handle ocean acidification, study finds

Some coral and mollusk species are adjusting to acidifying ocean waters better than previously thought, according to new research.


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26 March 2015

Shell-shocked: Ocean acidification likely hampers tiny shell builders in Southern Ocean

A new study shows a ubiquitous type of phytoplankton — tiny organisms that are the base of the marine food web – appears to be suffering from the effects of ocean acidification caused by climate change.


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