Ocean acidification

Many people know that the atmosphere has a higher concentration of CO2 today than at any point in the past 800,000 years. 


There are theories that these carbon emissions are changing the oceans too. The air and the water constantly exchange gases, so a portion of anything emitted into the atmosphere eventually ends up in the sea. Winds quickly mix it into the top few hundred feet, and over centuries currents spread it through the ocean depths. Continue reading