Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Coral Reefs Will Dissolve Within 100 Years In Acidic Seas, Say Marine Experts

The Great Barrier Reef off Australia's coast (above) is known for its abundance of marine life.

From The Daily Mail:

The world's most stunning coral reefs will have dissolved within 100 years, a new study claims.

Scientists say rising levels of acid in the seas and warmer ocean temperatures are wiping out the spectacular reefs enjoyed by millions of divers, tourists and wildlife lovers.

The destruction would also be a disaster for tropical fish and marine life which use coral reefs as nurseries and feeding grounds.

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