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Ocean acidification

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Science Middle School High

Shellfish on your Dinnerplate Threatened by Ocean Acidification

The increasing acidity of the oceans could eventually affect your dinner plate. This public radio story begins in a factory where workers are shucking shellfish. It looks at a shellfish producer and how the company has had a hard time producing juvenile oysters or “seed” because of the increase of CO2 in the ocean. The story examines the impact of ocean acidification on the seafood we eat.

Environment Oceans Ecosystems chemistry

Story Length: 3:11

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