Ocean Acidification is quickly becoming one of the major issues facing the future of our oceans.
This page is intended to post timely and accurate information emerging from the scientific community to engage and inform you of the history, the current situation and things we can all do to minimize this disastrous growing global phenomenon.
- National Geographic, April 2011 – The Acid Test
- The European Project on Ocean Acidification – EPOCA – has two brochures on ocean acidification – the facts, available in five languages.
The Department of Fisheries & Oceans has released their 2011 State of the Ocean Report for the Pacific North Coast Integrated Management Area. To view the report click here.
Additionally, the Vancouver Island University’s Centre for Shellfish Research tracks updates on released information concerning ocean acidification. Click here to go to their page.
Ocean acidification’s human impact – Jan. 24, 2013
Coral Reefs and Shellfish Battle Acidifying Oceans – PBS, December 5, 2012
Ocean acidification threatens global shellfish stocks, Aug. 9, 2012 – Reuters TV
World’s oceans get an acid bath, University of Miami, Feb.22, 2012
Ocean acidification warning to Durban climate negotiators to act on reducing CO2 emissions, Climate IMC, Dec 2, 2011
Acid truth about our oceans: action to limit acidification, International Union for Conservation of Nature, Nov.29, 2011
Massive Oyster Die-offs Show Ocean Acidification Has Arrived – Yale University, November 21, 2011
An acidic ocean threatens shellfish farms – Globe & Mail, Oct. 31, 2011
Acidic Sea Upsets Diversity – Stanford University, Sept 14, 2011
Ocean Acidification: Beyond the Carbon Debate – The independant.co.uk, Sept. 9, 2011
On Ocean Acidification, Are You a Banker or a Gambler? – The Tyee, August 10, 2011
Study: Changes to ocean expected to damage shellfish around world – CNN, July 18, 2011
From CHEK News, October 15, 2011