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You may be thinking those words don't go together - nevertheless, here's a short, funny video to explain ocean acidification and its effects without ...you know... crushing your soul. (Unlike the leaked, latest report from the U.N. warning about "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems.")

This episode couples the drastic, carbon-pollution-induced changes to our ocean chemistry with our trademark humor. A spoonful of sugar, and all that. As an aside, you can tell how extremely important water is to us humans, just by how many idioms and puns abound.

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Thank you, as always, for your comments, recs, tips, and reshares.

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Originally posted to DK GreenRoots on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT.

Also republished by Climate Change SOS.

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