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Sigourney Weaver's 'Acid Test' Now Available Online

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Sigourney Weaver has lent her voice to another green documentary — this time one explaining the effects of excess atmospheric carbon on the oceans.

Called Acid Test, and produced by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the short film warns against ocean acidification and its effect on underwater food chain. As Sigourney explains, while our oceans may act as a beneficial carbon sink, there’s a limit to what can be captured in balance with the rest of the ecosystem. From Grist,

But don’t go celebrating all the sequestered CO2 that’s been kept from contributing to global warming, because it’s beginning to cause more problems than it’s solving, increasing the acidity of the water by 30 percent. And that acidity is starting to dissolve seashells in areas as close to home as the California coast, meaning tragic consequences for many organisms—and the millions more who count on them for food, including us.

Set against stunning underwater scenery, Acid Test is worth 30 minutes of your lunch break to explore. Check it out below:

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