How does rising atmospheric CO2 affect marine organisms?

Learn how plants respond to higher atmospheric CO2 concentrations

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Water-use efficiency
Although it may be defined in a number of ways, it is basically the amount of organic matter produced by a plant divided by the amount of water used by the plant in producing it.

West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS)
A thick grounded sheet of ice in Western Antarctica containing several rapidly flowing ice streams that drain ice to the sea.  If melted, the total amount of ice in the WAIS could raise global sea level by six meters.