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Ocean acidification due to carbon emissions is at highest for 300m years | The Guardian

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It's hard enough to rely on our government to stay running and pay its bills, let alone tackle big problems:

"Unless we restore the ocean's health, we will experience the consequences on prosperity, wellbeing and development. Governments must respond as urgently as they do to national security threats – in the long run, the impacts are just as important," he said.

I'm not a big alarmist believer, but finally there is something scientifically measurable against these hundred year warnings of two inch ocean rises.  So coral is the canary in the coal mine? 

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