Living Planet: Cold-water corals in a warming climate | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 14.12.2017
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Living Planet: Cold-water corals in a warming climate

Much of the CO2 we emit through the burning of fossil fuels ends up in the ocean, making the water more acidic. Because ocean acidification happens particularly fast in cold water, that spells trouble for cold-water corals. How do they cope as their environment becomes warmer and more acidic?

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