KUER Local News
9:18 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Carbon Dioxide Turns Oceans Acidic

Salt Lake City, UT – Dr. Marcia McNutt, the CEO of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, says the oceans have absorbed much of the carbon dioxide emitted during the earth's industrial age and that is having enormous consequences to aquatic ecosystems. She's in Salt Lake City to deliver the Frontiers of Science Lecture at the University of Utah. She spoke to KUER's Tasha Cook.