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Wetlander's Pick of the Posts New study shows Arctic Ocean rapidly becoming more corrosive to marine species

Contact: Monica Allen – NOAA – June 15, 2015
New research by NOAA, University of Alaska, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in the journal Oceanography shows that surface waters of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas could reach levels of acidity that threaten the ability of animals to build and maintain their shells by 2030, with the Bering Sea reaching this level of acidity by 2044. For full story, click here.

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