Acidic oceans cause fish to lose their sense of smell — Ocean acidification

Fish are losing their sense of smell because of increasingly acidic oceans caused by rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, new research shows. When carbon dioxide is absorbed by seawater carbonic acid is formed, making the water more acidic. Since the Industrial Revolution, oceanic CO2 has risen by 43% and is […]

via Acidic oceans cause fish to lose their sense of smell — Ocean acidification

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