Biodiversity

Acid News

Ecosystems hit by air pollutant fallout

Three-quarters of EU ecosystems are currently exposed to more nitrogen deposition than they can cope with and nearly one-tenth is still receiving too much acid fallout.
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Freshwater is also becoming more acidic

Rising CO2 in lakes and reservoirs may harm animals that live in those ecosystems, reports Scientific American. 
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Effects of climate change on salmonids

Salmonid fish are sensitive to increased water temperatures. Decreased precipitation, forest fires and ocean acidification are other threats that come with climate change.
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Ocean acidification threat to sea life

By absorbing CO2 the ocean is becoming more acidic, and this is happening at a faster rate than during any other period in the past 300 million years.
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Threats to coral reefs

The greenhouse effect, global warming, local pollution and implications for coral reefs described in a regional overview.
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We need to talk about nitrogen

Nitrogen in the air is one of the greatest threats to our wild plants, lichens and fungi, yet few people have even heard about it.
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Global warming and its implications for coral reefs

At current projected levels of temperature increase it has been suggested that tropical coral reefs could be lost altogether as soon as 2050.
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