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Claim: Ocean acidification causing coral ‘osteoporosis’ on iconic reefs

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Scientists have long suspected that ocean acidification is affecting corals’ ability to build their skeletons, but it has been challenging to isolate its effect from that of simultaneous warming ocean temperatures, which also influence coral growth.

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