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The Dolphins Cant Hear Themselves THink!!

We all know that the oceans are absorbing more CO2 and becoming more acidic. There are many well known consequences to this such as the dissolving of pteropod exoskeletons. However, what isn’t so well known is what happens to the distance soundwaves travel.

As the oceans become more acidic, the soundwaves travel a greater distance. This can become a problem for marine animals depending on the ability to communicate for hunting and other functions. Check it out here.

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