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Arctic Ocean 'acidifying rapidly'

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Monday, May 06, 2013

BBCnews: The Arctic seas are being made rapidly more acidic by carbon-dioxide emissions, according to a new report.

They say even if CO2 emissions stopped now, it would take tens of thousands of years for Arctic Ocean chemistry to revert to pre-industrial levels.

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