Excess carbon is making freshwater lakes more acidic — at triple the rate of oceans

Vcarbon | January 12, 2018 | Carbon Emissions

What the scientists did: With the ongoing combustion of fossil fuels adding carbon into the atmosphere, aquatic biologist Linda Weiss wanted to learn if freshwater ecosystems fall victim to the same acidification as the oceans. Ocean acidification happens when excess carbon dioxide mixes with seawater … …read more

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