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Today on Your Call: How is global warming affecting the oceans?
On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about ocean acidification. Over the last decade, the rise of carbon dioxide has changed the chemical composition of the oceans, making them less hospitable to many forms of marine life. Each hour, we dump one ton of invisible pollution into the ocean. So how can we fight ocean acidification? Join the conversation and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.
Ken Caldeira, atmospheric scientist in the Department of Global Ecology at the Carnegie Institution at Stanford University
James Barry, senior scientist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)
National Academy of Science: Ocean acidification
The Seattle Times: The Pacific's Perilous Turn
The Seattle Times: Lucrative Crab Industry in Danger
The Seattle Times: Oysters Dying as Coast Hit Hard