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Ocean Acidification

The ocean is turning more acidic as CO2 emissions rise, and shellfish are struggling to survive in the more acidic sea. For those interested in learning more about what is a very complicated topic, check out the following resources; some are fairly academic, others are “plain speak”.

First Broadcast: 2010
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer/Editor: Todd Sonflieth

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NOAA’s ocean acidification page is a compendium of lots of video, audio and other information
Our OPB Radio “Think Out Loud” program did an hour on “Our Acidic Ocean”
A series of Oregon Sea Grant Interviews with Dr. Richard Feeley about ocean acidification

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Ocean Acidification; Pygmy Owls; Green Roofs (2110)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2110
Original Broadcast: February 18, 2010