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Corals may be better placed to cope with the gradual acidification of the world’s oceans than previously thought – giving rise to hopes that coral reefs might escape climatic devastation.
Nearly one-third of CO2 emissions due to human activities enters the world's oceans.
Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been rising due to the burning of fossil fuels.
Rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the resulting effects on ocean water are making it increasingly difficult for coral reefs to grow, say scientists.
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