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Ocean Acidity

Troubled Oceans at the Bottom of the World

Al Gore | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Al Gore

Acidifying oceans, a result of the same carbon dioxide pollution that is warming our planet, is a problem of multiple dimensions.

EPA Affirms Threat Of Rising Ocean Acidity

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SEATTLE — States with coastal water that is becoming more acidic because of carbon dioxide should list them as impaired under the Clean Water Ac...

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.

EPA To Empower States To Address Rising Ocean Acidity

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SEATTLE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will consider ways the states can address rising acidity levels in oceans, w...

Richardson Appointment Is Good News for Oceans

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

As Secretary of Commerce, Bill Richardson can position the US as a leader on international ocean issues. He is a big-picture person, someone who understands the global stage.