TITLE

ACID OCEANS 'NEED URGENT ACTION'

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;2/5/2009, Issue 997, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that scientists have warned that the world's marine ecosystems are at the risk of being severely damaged by ocean acidification. More than 150 top marine researchers have expressed their concerns through the "Monaco Declaration," which warns that changes in acidity are increasing. The declaration, supported by Prince Albert II of Monaco, states that pH levels of oceans are changing 100 times faster; and policymakers need to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
ACCESSION #
37270273

 

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