Florida Legislator Underscores Need to Address Ocean Acidification

A guest editorial by Republican State Representative Holly Raschein from Florida highlights how ocean acidification could devastate the Florida Keys, and why she is motivated to proactively address the issue.

You can read her comments here: http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2016/07/06/tackling-ocean-acidification-in-florida/#more-12385

Ocean acidification is the name for the process of the oceans becoming more acidic due to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This change threatens ocean ecosystems, the food chain and the livelihood of coastal residents.

NCEL has a webpage dedicated to ocean acidification resources that you can access here: http://ncel.net/ocean-acidification/