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Ocean Acidification with Joanie Kleypas, from Earth Vision

Presenter: Joanie Kleypas
Date: Friday, October 16, 2015

NCAR scientist Joanie Kleypas explains ocean acidification, the lowering of the ocean's PH, in terms easy to understand. She then explains the causes and consequences of this acidication on corals in equally clear terms along with the causes and consequences of coral bleaching. Most importantly she asks, "Why do we care?" and gives us ample reasons for doing so along with realistic actions that can produce realistic solutions to our ocean's woes.

Topics:Climate and Climate Change, Oceans
Audience:General public, Informal education, Upper elementary, Middle school, High school

Video source: Earth Vision Institute

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