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Alterations to seabed raise fears for future


October 29, 2018

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The ocean floor as we know it is dissolving rapidly as a result of human activity. The seabed plays a crucial role in controlling the degree of ocean acidification by neutralizing the acidity of the water. But due to human activities, the level of carbon dioxide in the water is so high, and the water so acidic, that the calcite on the ocean floor is simply being dissolved. Full Story

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