Ocean Acidification Experiment

The world's amazing white-sand beaches are made from coral reefs that parrot fish chew off and excrete, and the beautiful tiny star-shaped shells of discoaster plankton. Coral and sea shells are calcium carbonate CaCO3. They sequester carbon. Scientists report that half the CO2 increasing in the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels are being absorbed by the oceans becoming carbonic acid. As the oceans get more acidic they dissolve coral, and stop oysters and clams from forming shells. The sea life dies. While I was thinking about this it startled me that no one is talking about what happens to the coral sand beaches. Thus the experiment. All carbonated beverage contain carbonic acid, the same acid as in the ocean. But CocaCola is famous for dissolving teeth and meat. I wondered what it... read more
0.0 ·
0
www.youtube.com
Trending Today
Without Saying a Word This 6 Minute Clip From Samsara Will Make You Speechless
6 min79,178 views today ·
MP Says Government is Intentionally Making People Destitute to Prevent Organised Opposition
2 min46,642 views today ·
Revolution and American Indians: “Marxism is as Alien to My Culture as Capitalism”
Russell Means39,882 views today ·
Every Town Needs a Remakery
Jeremy Williams25,172 views today ·
Today I Rise: This Beautiful Short Film Is Like a Love Poem For Your Heart and Soul
4 min5,999 views today ·
Have We Been Denying Our Human Nature for Four Hundred Years?
Lynn Parramore5,493 views today ·
When You Kill Ten Million Africans You Aren't Called 'Hitler'
Liam O'Ceallaigh4,577 views today ·
Carnage (2017)
65 min3,990 views today ·
A Thousand Rivers: What the Modern World has Forgotten about Children and Learning
Carol Black2,128 views today ·
Load More
New
'Disaster': Trump Administration Signs off on Keystone XL Pipeline
Nika Knight
Escape From Syria - Faiza's Story
5 min
A Letter to Extremists
Nafeez Ahmed
Muslims This, ISIS That
3 min
Visit Hawai'i - The Occupied State
2 min
Musician Macka B. Schools Us on Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet
4 min
Carnage (2017)
65 min
Why Recognizing Our Own Privilege Can Be so Hard
Chris Agnos
Love is Not Something That You Do - It is Something That You Can Become
1 min
Load More
What's Next
Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification
22 min
Did “They” Start Calling it “Climate Change” to Hide the Cooling?
7 min
CO2: A Natural By-Product of Nature
9 min
Like us on Facebook?
Ocean Acidification Experiment