Reference Library: Educational Materials

Europe could suffer major shellfish production losses due to ocean acidification

  • Posted on: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 13:02
  • By: jackie

The European Commission released a Science for Environment Policy brief about the prospective decline of the European shellfish industry due to ocean acidification. An excerpt: "Ocean acidification threatens marine ecosystems worldwide, but economic assessments of its impact are lacking. A recent study has predicted the future cost of ocean acidification on mollusc ...

Overview of Coastal Acidification in the Northeast Region

  • Posted on: Tue, 10/25/2016 - 14:42
  • By: petert

This four-page brochure provides an introduction to ocean and coastal acidification, its effects on marine life, why the Northeast is especially vulnerable, research priorities for the region, and what people can do to fight coastal acidification. The information in the brochure is adapted from NECAN's 2015 Oceanography article.