Posted on OA: 31 Mar 2014 Ocean acidification is well covered in the Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (Climate Change 2014: impacts, adaptation and vulnerability) released today, 31 March 2014. Several experts of ocean acidification were involved as authors or review editors: P. Boyd, P.
Posted on OA: 26 Mar 2014 Ocean acidification impacts fertilization in some species of sea urchin, but whether sensitivity is great enough to be influenced by present-day pH variability has not been documented. In this study, fertilization in two congeneric sea urchins,Strongylocentrotus purpuratus and S. franciscanus, was found to be sensitive to
Prepared by the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification This document, prepared by the IWGOA, is now available on the C-CAN website under Resources.
Posted on OA: 7 March 2014 The SOLAS IMBER Working Group on Ocean Acidification (SIOA) and the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) have developed a set of 10 slides on ocean acidification, intended as a resource for scientists when communicating on ocean acidification to non-scientific audiences, including the general
Posted on OA: 5 Mar 2014 The world’s oceans are rapidly changing in response to human activities. Carbon emissions are causing the warming of oceans, loss of sea ice, and what is now a new hot topic—ocean acidification. About one-third of carbon emitted into the atmosphere is absorbed by ocean