Coral reefs are straight-up dissolving now — Grist

The dissolving of our Coral Reef

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Florida’s coral reefs are disintegrating much faster than expected. And who’s to blame? Oh, you know, just the ENTIRE OCEAN. Ocean water is growing increasingly acidic as it absorbs the extra CO2 we’re pumping into the atmosphere, and now that water is eating away at the limestone foundations of coral reefs. A new study found that, in the…

via Coral reefs are straight-up dissolving now — Grist

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