• Kristina Barclay

OA News (You Could Use) Feb. 11, 2021

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


New Post on our Blog


In this Scientist Spotlight post, we interview Dr. Clara Mackenzie (Research Scientist, DFO) to learn more about her research background and experience working on the effects of multiple stressors and OA on marine invertebrate animal physiology and resiliency! Read the post here:


Scientist Spotlight: Dr. Clara Mackenzie, Research Scientist (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)


Upcoming MEOPAR Trivia Challenge


The Canadian Coastal Resilience Forum and CORC CoP are hosting the inaugural MEOPAR Coast 2 Coast 2 Coast Trivia Challenge on Wednesday, Feb. 24th at 1 pm EST/10 am PST.


Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtcOmgrjwqHNbaMxdr3B4rf_WXIrF5EBYg


New EPA Webinar Recordings


The EPA hosted webinars on December 1st and 3rd, 2020, entitled “Coastal Acidification: Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies”


The recording for these webinars has been posted here:

https://www.epa.gov/ocean-acidification/what-epa-doing-address-ocean-and-coastal-acidification


In the News


“Researcher looks to add fishery voices to climate change research”

Source: CBC News

Read the article here:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-climate-change-lobster-research-1.5843363


New Paper of Interest


Harvey, Ben P., Koetsu Kon, Sylvain Agostini, Shigeki Wada, Jason M. Hall‐Spencer. In Press. Ocean acidification locks algal communities in a species-poor early successional stage. Global Change Biology.

https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15455


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