Climate change: what is ocean acidification?
As carbon emissions change the chemistry of the seas, ocean acidification threatens marine life and human livelihoods. How worried should you be about climate change’s so-called “evil twin”?
Film supported by @NipponFoundationPR
00:00 The other carbon problem
00:50 How does the ocean’s deepest point reveal its past?
02:55 Why are baby oysters dying?
04:08 Is the ocean acidic?
05:21 What is causing ocean acidification?
06:01 Why are corals dissolving? / Will deep sea ecosystems survive?
08:35 A threat to human livelihoods
10:42 What are the ‘potato chips of the sea’?
12:04 What is the solution?
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