Since the industrial revolution started in the mid-18th century, the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation have caused levels of CO2 in the atmosphere to rise from about 285 parts per million to more than 400. As CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have grown to levels never before seen in human history, the quantity absorbed by the world’s oceans has also risen. 
This report underlines the importance of gaining a better understanding of what is happening and of future risks to the seas that surround us as a result of ocean acidification.
SPECS: A4 report, 52 pages, printed and digital pdf for online

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