Comments on: Ocean Acidification: It’s Here and It’s Real http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/ News, opinions, photos and facts from Ocean Conservancy Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:31:22 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: Confronting Ocean Acidification is Going to Take a Village | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-437 Confronting Ocean Acidification is Going to Take a Village | The Blog Aquatic Tue, 02 Oct 2012 19:46:41 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-437 [...] Montereyat a gathering of over 500 ocean scientists, where I learned the latest about the threat of ocean acidification to the health of the ocean, I’ve concluded we are all going to have to pull together if we want a [...] [...] Montereyat a gathering of over 500 ocean scientists, where I learned the latest about the threat of ocean acidification to the health of the ocean, I’ve concluded we are all going to have to pull together if we want a [...]

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By: Ocean Conservation in the Age of Twitter | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-373 Ocean Conservation in the Age of Twitter | The Blog Aquatic Wed, 12 Sep 2012 14:25:08 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-373 [...] Conservancy will join leaders from around the globe to develop a plan to confront the threat of ocean acidification to a healthy and productive ocean [...] [...] Conservancy will join leaders from around the globe to develop a plan to confront the threat of ocean acidification to a healthy and productive ocean [...]

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By: Anxiety at 36,000 Feet | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-333 Anxiety at 36,000 Feet | The Blog Aquatic Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:01:32 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-333 [...] isn’t the result of a new-found fear of flying but the result of what I’ve learned about how ocean acidification is impacting our [...] [...] isn’t the result of a new-found fear of flying but the result of what I’ve learned about how ocean acidification is impacting our [...]

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By: In Honor of National Oyster Day: An Ode to Oysters | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-255 In Honor of National Oyster Day: An Ode to Oysters | The Blog Aquatic Sun, 05 Aug 2012 16:50:37 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-255 [...] the proliferation of the predator oyster drill in places like the Gulf Coast. Issues like ocean acidification that weren’t on the radar 100 years ago now require our thoughtful consideration if we are to [...] [...] the proliferation of the predator oyster drill in places like the Gulf Coast. Issues like ocean acidification that weren’t on the radar 100 years ago now require our thoughtful consideration if we are to [...]

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By: Of Fear, Hope, and the Future of Our Oceans | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-205 Of Fear, Hope, and the Future of Our Oceans | The Blog Aquatic Tue, 17 Jul 2012 19:32:39 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-205 [...] prevent timely or adequate action or send us in search of solutions not based on scientific fact. We must face this scientific reality if we are to address the seriousness of the challenges before [...] [...] prevent timely or adequate action or send us in search of solutions not based on scientific fact. We must face this scientific reality if we are to address the seriousness of the challenges before [...]

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By: JohnFBruno http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-189 JohnFBruno Tue, 03 Jul 2012 20:10:44 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-189 Hi former officemate George! So. Every scientists I know thinks the paper wrongly refers to the upwelling (likely natural) that caused this observed drop in pH as "acidification".  Also, I think the paper has been widely misinterpreted as evidence OF climate change. In reality, and I think the authors are pretty clear about this, it is an analogue of what climate change could/would do.  Thoughts?  johnfbruno  Hi former officemate George! So. Every scientists I know thinks the paper wrongly refers to the upwelling (likely natural) that caused this observed drop in pH as “acidification”.  Also, I think the paper has been widely misinterpreted as evidence OF climate change. In reality, and I think the authors are pretty clear about this, it is an analogue of what climate change could/would do.  Thoughts?  johnfbruno 

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By: How To Communicate Science in the 21st Century | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/10/ocean-acidification-its-here-and-its-real/#comment-186 How To Communicate Science in the 21st Century | The Blog Aquatic Mon, 02 Jul 2012 20:52:25 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=477#comment-186 [...] lives–like, for instance, that ocean acidification is to blame for the near-demise of the $278 million shellfish industry in the Pacific Northwest. Never assume that your audience will naturally make connections between big-picture problems and [...] [...] lives–like, for instance, that ocean acidification is to blame for the near-demise of the $278 million shellfish industry in the Pacific Northwest. Never assume that your audience will naturally make connections between big-picture problems and [...]

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