Ocean Acidification: A Serious Threat to Coral Reef

Shrinwantu Raha

Abstract


Over the last few decades the amount of carbon-di-oxide has been increased day to day. The ocean acidification is the additional concern with global warming. The rate of ocean acidification in Atlantic Pacific and Indian Ocean has been increased in comparison to pre-industrial times to post industrial times.  Reports and researches have showed that ocean acidification has a direct impact on coral reefs. This study reveals how tropical and cold water coral reefs reacts ocean acidification and what is risk factor for corals in different countries and how we can protect coral reefs.


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Coral Reef

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