Ocean Acidity Causing Problems In Kelp Forests

Apr 24, 2017

The increasing acidity of the oceans creates problems for sea creatures. 

Bryozoans: now you see them...
Credit Eric Sanford/UC-Davis

Some of the animals that live in shells have a harder time building their shells in the current conditions. 

And scientists at the University of California-Davis discovered one creature, similar to coral, that just dissolves in certain conditions

Daniel Sweezey is the lead scientist on the project; he visits with details of the findings.