The Consequences Of Ocean Acidification

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Register to read the introduction… The evidence compounded does in fact suggest that mankind could be responsible for the next mass extinction if fossil fuels continue to be the primary source of energy in the world. Like many things that man has done away with fossil fuels are primitive, dangerous, and destructive. Our species reliance on fossil fuels not only hurts us but hurts every other living thing. You may live 2,000 miles away from the nearest ocean but every time you drive your car you are adding more carbon to the already heavily polluted atmosphere. And a portion of that carbon is then stored somewhere in the ocean and the disastrous cycle continues. All other life on this planet can no longer afford to coexist with us, because every second of every day we are threatening them and we are threatening ourselves. If we do not find a cleaner alternative to fossil fuels in the next century the ocean will become acidified and could result in irreversible damage to all sea and land …show more content…
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