Gemstone of the Day: Abalone

Abalone is considered by ancient civilizations to be a gift from the sea, connecting and healing to the heart.

 

Abalones have been identified as one of the many classes of organism threatened with extinction due to acidification of oceans from anthropogenic carbon dioxide,as reduced pH erodes their shells. It is predicted that abalones will become extinct in the wild within 200 years at current rates of carbon dioxide production.

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