Monday, November 26, 2012

Acid oceans DISSOLVING sea life

British Antarctic Survey says CO2 the villain behind bad news for tiny snails

The shells of tiny sea snails called pteropods, or "sea butterflies", are dissolving thanks to the acidification of sea water brought about to increasing levels of CO2 in the ocean, according to researchers from the British Antarctic Survey BAS)....

http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/26/acid_oceans_dissolve_pterepod_shells/