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the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid

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This proactively addresses a very real issue and will help us all gain a deeper understanding of how ocean acidification is affecting our coastal and subsistence communities throughout Alaska, said Senator Murkowski.
Ocean acidification and warming reduce the survival rates of the young stages of some fish such as cod, which could reduce fish stocks and hit fisheries, the researchers warn.
The climate change minister highlighted that ocean-related climate change impacts, including ocean warming, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise threaten the world's food security, the biodiversity of the ocean, the integrity of coastal areas, livelihoods millions of the people who depend on oceans for income and food, tourism and recreation.
KEY WORDS: Callinectes sapidus, ocean acidification, crabs, climate change, larvae, Gulf of Mexico, crustaceans, molting
The on-site experiments showed that increasing acidification decreases the amount of calcium carbonate in seawater, making life very difficult for sea creatures that use it to form their skeletons or shells.
As no study has been conducted to characterize the LAB community of costal fish in Algeria, the present study addressed to isolate autochthonous Carnobacterium and Lactobacillus species from the entire intestine of Atlantic horse mackerel, European pilchard and Atlantic bonito and to characterize their properties; acidification activity, enzymatic activities and their antimicrobial properties towards eight test bacteria.
Warming ocean temperatures, acidification contribute to 90 percent bleaching event for the Great Barrier Reef, harming marine life and protection for shore
All of our policies on ocean management were developed before the threat of ocean acidification was recognized.
Catriona Hurd, the event's organizer, said acidification of the world's oceans was one of the more tangible impacts of rampant climate change, and the problem would only get worse without reducing our carbon footprint.
Driven by rising amounts of atmospheric carbon dioxide, acidification lowers seawater levels of the mineral aragonite, which corals use to build exoskeletons.
Emily Hall, who examines the impacts of ocean acidification on corals, and Dr.
Ocean acidification is killing marine life, destroying fisheries and threatening our health and that of the planet
This change due to ocean acidification would not only affect shell-building animals, but could ripple through the marine ecosystem.
In this week's edition of the Trib+Water newsletter: Shellfish face threat in acidification of Texas bays, a new report says sprinklers are used too much and an interview with Wenwei Xu, a professor and corn breeder based at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock.
com)-- Rising acidification of estuary waters spells trouble for Chesapeake Bay Waterman.