Estuaries may experience accelerated impacts of human-caused CO2

Elwha river estuary, Washington State. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Rising anthropogenic, or human-caused, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may have up to twice the impact on coastal estuaries as it does in the oceans because the human-caused CO2 lowers the ecosystem’s ability to absorb natural fluctuations of the greenhouse gas, a new study suggests…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (04-02-2018)