Honolulu Declaration Offers Ways To Curb Ocean Acidification
Source: Environment News Service
August 27, 2008
Kailua-Kona, HI -- As the oceans absorb increasing amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, they are becoming increasingly acid, weakening the world's coral reefs. Today, top marine scientists and The Nature Conservancy offered a plan to combat ocean acidification that includes limits on fossil fuel emissions, reduction of stress on reefs, and creation of marine protected areas to build resilience of tropical marine ecosystems.
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