Study Shows Rising Ocean Acid Levels Make Toxins Worse For Marine Life

February 12, 2013 by  
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Crab photo from Shutterstock From plastic pollution to global warming , the world’s oceans are facing immense challenges. Now a new study from the UK Centre for the Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Science ( CEFAS ) states that rising acid levels in the marine ecosystem due to climate change can make industrial pollution even worse. The study shows that crustaceans have suffered significant DNA damage by eating contaminated particles of sediment containing metals which have been made more toxic by more acidic water. Read the rest of Study Shows Rising Ocean Acid Levels Make Toxins Worse For Marine Life Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: acidification , and aquaculture science , cefas , centre for the environment , Climate Change , crustaceans , dave sheahan , dna damage , England , fisheries , global warming , industry , Metal , pH , Pollution , sediments , tees , toxins , UK

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Study Shows Rising Ocean Acid Levels Make Toxins Worse For Marine Life

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