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OA News (You Could Use) Apr. 8, 2021

Here are some of the latest happenings in the world of ocean acidification in Canada and beyond!

New on the Blog

Scientist Spotlight:

Ellie Simpson, Ph.D. Candidate (SFU), Oceanographic Data Manager (DFO)

Read the full post here.

Upcoming Webinars - Starting next week!

Canada's OA Community of Practice Presents: Source or Sink? A numerical modeling study of inorganic carbon fluxes on the Scotian Shelf, Krysten Rutherford (Ph.D. Candidate, Dalhousie) Webinar: Wed., April 14th, 2 pm ADT/10 am PDT, register at

OA Community of Practice Webinar - Krysten Rutherford (Ph.D. candidate, Dalhousie University)

“Source or Sink? A numerical modeling study of inorganic carbon fluxes on the Scotian Shelf”

April 14th (2 pm ADT/10 am PDT)

See the event details and register here (visit our Events webpage for more updates).

OA Alliance Webinar - Accounting for OA Across Vulnerability and Risk Assessments

“The 90 minute webinar will provide a snapshot of OA vulnerability and risks assessments that have already been conducted in the Pacific Islands Region and British Columbia, Canada and highlight strategies and methodologies that account for socio-economic and cultural vulnerabilities.”

April 15th (4 pm EST/1 pm PST)

Register here:

GOA-ON Webinar Series

OA CoP coordinator, Kristina Barclay, will present an overview of the CoP and some of our new current and future projects.

April 21st (3 pm AST/11 am PST)

See the event details and register here.

In the News

“Could seaweed be a salve to debate over salmon farming?”

Source: The Toronto Star

Read the full article here.

Webinar Recording

Presentation for Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (University of Alaska Fairbanks) on Feb 16:

"The next decade of Alaskan Ocean Acidification Research: What we learned, where 2020 fits, and what’s coming next for the Bering Sea"

Jessica Cross, NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory.

Recording now available here:

New Paper of Interest

Enric Sala, Juan Mayorga, Darcy Bradley, Reniel B. Cabral, Trisha B. Atwood, Arnaud Auber, William Cheung, Christopher Costello, Francesco Ferretti, Alan M. Friedlander, Steven D. Gaines, Cristina Garilao, Whitney Goodell, Benjamin S. Halpern, Audra Hinson, Kristin Kaschner, Kathleen Kesner-Reyes, Fabien Leprieur, Jennifer McGowan, Lance E. Morgan, David Mouillot, Juliano Palacios-Abrantes, Hugh P. Possingham, Kristin D. Rechberger, Boris Worm & Jane Lubchenco. 2021. Protecting the global ocean for biodiversity, food and climate. Nature.


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