Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Scientists Warn Ocean Acidification Destroying Caribbean Coral "According to marine scientists, there is no eco-system on earth more vulnerable to global warming than coral reefs.

They say that higher levels of CO2 are causing the oceans to become more acidic, and that corals like the once abundant Elkhorn in the Caribbean are facing an almost impossible struggle for survival.

The Elkhorn is already listed as critically endangered and it's numbers have fallen dramatically since the early 1980's.

Marine biologist Chris Langdon, says humans are largely to blame."

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