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Is This How The Dinosaurs Died?

Dr Michael Henehan, Researcher, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

25-Oct-19 14:00

Is This How The Dinosaurs Died?

Scientists have strong evidence that the last mass extinction, which wiped out almost all animal and plant species on the planet, including non-avian dinosaurs, was caused by a sharp rise in ocean acidity. But it gets worse...apparently ocean acidification is happening again today. Are we doomed for extinction?

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