Archive | October 17, 2018

“Sea snail shells are dissolving as the ocean gets more acidic”

https://www.upi.com/Science_News/2018/10/15/Sea-snail-shells-are-dissolving-as-the-ocean-gets-more-acidic/3471539608218/

Rising acidity levels in the world’s oceans are disrupting the shell-making abilities of the marine gastropods. According to a new study, the shells of triton shell sea snails are smaller, thinner and less dense in regions where acidity levels are accelerating.

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