Scientists pinpoint how ocean acidification weakens coral skeletons

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    Scientists pinpoint how ocean acidification weakens coral skeletons

    The rising acidity of the oceans threatens coral reefs by making it harder for corals to build their skeletons. A new study identifies the details of how ocean acidification affects coral skeletons, allowing scientists to predict more precisely where corals will be more vulnerable.

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