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Acid Test

Protecting Our Oceans for Earth Day

Sigourney Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sigourney Weaver

Leading marine scientists are deeply concerned that the oceans are 30% more acidic today than they were during pre-industrial times -- and that number is rising quickly.

Swimming in a Sea of Acid

Sigourney Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sigourney Weaver

Scientists have known for decades that when carbon dioxide mixes with ocean water it creates an acid, but only recently did they begin to realize what this growing quantity of acid would mean for ocean life.

Acid Test the Movie: Burning It Up

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Now, let's be honest -- ocean acidification? Really? Even with Sigourney Weaver's voice, not the sexiest topic on the planet. But the film, and its message, have been getting a lot of attention.

Getting Through The Night At The End Of Days

Catherine Ingram | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Catherine Ingram

It's a sad awareness that is becoming the zeitgeist of our time. It is being spoken in scientific, environmental, spiritual, academic, and governmental circles. We humans may not make it much longer.

Taking Acid Test, Our New Documentary, To Capitol Hill

Sigourney Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sigourney Weaver

We don't have to watch economic opportunities evaporate in the face of ocean acidification. We can take steps to turn back the tide.

New Film Reminds Us to Protect Ocean Economic Vitality from Global Warming

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The long-term vitality of many important industries rests entirely on the vitality of the oceans, and right now, they are threatened by something called ocean acidification.

New Film Captures Link Between Imperiled Oceans and Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

A new film called Acid Test powerfully illustrates the fateful connection between global warming and our oceans.