Seagrasses Turn Back the Clock on Ocean Acidification

Kat Kerlin, UC Davis Fisheries & Aquaculture

Seagrasses Turn Back the Clock on Ocean Acidification
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The study, published today in the journal Global Change Biology, found that these unsung ecosystems can alleviate low pH, or more acidic, conditions for extended periods of time, even at night in the absence of photosynthesis. It found the grasses can reduce local acidity by up to 30 percent.

 

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