Gallery: Study Shows Rising Ocean Acid Levels Make Toxins Worse For Mar...

 

From plastic pollution to global warming, the world’s oceans are facing immense challenges. Now a new study from the UK Centre for the Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) states that rising acid levels in the marine ecosystem due to climate change can make industrial pollution even worse. The study shows that crustaceans have suffered significant DNA damage by eating contaminated particles of sediment containing metals which have been made more toxic by more acidic water.

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