“Changes in alkalinity are going to cause massive reorganisation of marine life, impacts on marine food webs, productivity, all sorts of things. We’re heading for a car crash.” – Callum Roberts, a professor of marine conservation at the University of York. In 100 years, it’s possible that the only sea life remaining in our oceans will be jellyfish and plankton.
In the article below from the Independent (see link) Alex Renton asks if it’s possible to stop, reverse or slow the damage being done to the ocean.
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Changes in the sea’s acidity could have adverse effect on a wide range of fauna.
Jul 9, 2014