• Austin Pugh

OA News (You Could Use) Decmeber, 9th 2021

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


New in the CoP:


New OAIE Discussion Post: The OA CoP will be facilitating discussions of important topics for the OA community on the OA Information Exchange. These posts will be made available to create a dialog between all of our members, so don't be shy! You will find can find a link to the discussions in OA News blog posts or you can find the post directly on the OA information exchange. To start commenting all you need to do is join team Canada on the OA Information Exchange!


This weeks topic is:


How big of a role will blue carbon projects play in the future of OA mitigation? Which species/ecosystems should be prioritized for study?


Click here to join the conversation: https://bit.ly/3duTD3W


New in the Blog:


The OA CoP Quarterly Newsletter is here! If you missed the release last week, click below to read it and catch up on all of the thing the CoP has been up to in the past couple of months!


Read it here!



In the News:


Oceans are Canada’s first line of defense against climate change


Source: Canada's National Observer


Read it here.


OA Day January 8th 2022


A day 2022 is fast approaching! January 8 is global OA day, this initiative was started by the Ocean Foundation and is held annually on the date that corresponds to the current pH of the ocean (8.1). It's goal is to raise worldwide awareness for ocean acidification and it's global current and future impacts. Visit their website by clicking here!


The ocean foundation helps to promote and develop ocean acidification education resources that will help raise awareness and understanding of this global threat. They both partner with groups creating and create their own Educational Resources every year! To learn more visit the Ocean Foundation's website page for OA day 2022 by clicking here.


New Paper of Interest


Long, Matthew C, et al. “Strong Southern Ocean Carbon Uptake Evident in Airborne Observations.” Science (American Association for the Advancement of Science), vol. 374, no. 6572, 2021, pp. 1275–1280.


Have a news item you'd like us to feature? Email coordinator@oceanacidification.ca!

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