Science in 180: Ocean Acidification
NOW PLAYING: In this episode of Science in 180 we talk about how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is causing the oceans to become more acidic, which - among other things - may lead to a disaster in the shellfish industry.
Includes interviews with Dick Feely, PhD and Chris Sabine, PhD, of NOAA and Terrie Klinger, PhD of the University of Washington
Hosted by Jed Thompson.
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