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  • Writer's pictureAustin Pugh

OA News (You Could Use) November, 18th 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:

What is the most urgent gap that needs to be filled in Ocean Acidification Knowledge/Research?

Click here to join the conversation:

In the News:

COP26: IAEA, UNESCO Call for Stronger Recognition of Ocean Acidification

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency

Read it here.

COP 26 Virtual Ocean Pavilion

Participate in the upcoming COP26 by joining the Ocean Pavilion where you will receive free access to live ocean events on November 1, 5, and 12 and on-demand content from 31 October - 12 November.

Cross posted from COP26 Website:

This COP26 Virtual Ocean Pavilion is dedicated to showcase why the ocean matters in climate negotiations and to all life on our planet. It aims to increase knowledge, commitment and action for the ocean-climate nexus at the UN Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow this November.

For more information or to sign up, click 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

Kobayashi, H., Oka, A., Yamamoto, A., & Abe-Ouchi, A. (2021). Glacial carbon cycle changes by Southern Ocean processes with sedimentary amplification. Science Advances, 7(35).

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