On Marine Life
Deep sea observations have presented images of sea grass and coral reefs severely affected by ocean water acidification. Marine creatures living in these corals are starting to diminish since their coral breeding grounds are slowly being pushed into dissolution. The entire food chain in marine ecology will be disrupted if these animals whose main purpose is to provide food for the larger marine animals cannot find safe and suitable breeding sites.
The impact of acid rain damage dwells mostly in conditions that resulted to food with aluminum contamination, to habitat loss and to unsuitable sites for breeding their eggs and nurturing their young ones. These are the same basic needs of human beings which we call as food and shelter. Since we are all part of natural ecology that has been disrupted, we are also susceptible to the effects of acid rain in the environment.
As one living organism’s source of food is cut-off, higher creatures that rely on it for subsistence can be affected and suffer from starvation, poor reproduction and eventually extinction. The whole food chain becomes affected until it reaches the user at the highest end of the series, the humans.
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