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OA News (You Could Use) October 28th, 2021

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

In the News:

The Case for Ocean Optimism

Source: Discover Magazine

Read it here.

New Book: Research Handbook on Ocean Acidification Law and Policy

The following is a cross posted description of the book from the publisher.

This important Research Handbook provides a guide to navigating the tangled array of laws and policies available to counter the ominous threats of ocean acidification. It investigates the limitations and opportunities for addressing ocean acidification under national, regional and global governance frameworks, including multilateral environmental agreements, law of the sea and human rights instruments.

If you are interested in the handbook you can find it here.

Registration For BC Workshop State of the Science Workshop

Registration for the upcoming BC Fisheries & Aquaculture workshop is now open! The following text is cross posted from the workshops official website.

"The first workshop to inform the BC Fisheries & Aquaculture OAH Action Plan: State of the Science on OAH Research in BC, will be held virtually from November 2nd to 4th and hosted by the Quadra Centre for Coastal Dialogue. This workshop will catalog the knowns and unknowns related to patterns, trajectories, and impacts of OA and hypoxia along the British Columbia coastal margin. The outcome of this workshop will consist of a synthesis with recommendations from the research community to in support of the development of regionally-relevant mitigation and adaptation strategies for B.C.’s fisheries and aquaculture sectors."

Registration and more information are available 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.

New Paper of Interest

Shankle, M.G., Burls, N.J., Fedorov, A.V. et al. Pliocene decoupling of equatorial Pacific temperature and pH gradients. Nature598, 457–461 (2021).


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