Environment | Science

Can Acid Neutralizers Help Coral Reefs Bounce Back?

NPR | April 18, 2013 5:35 p.m.

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Richard Harris

Coral reefs are in trouble worldwide, from a host of threats, including warming ocean temperatures, nutrient runoff and increasing ocean acidity. A noted climate scientist from California has been conducting an experiment on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to see whether antacid could boost coral growth.

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