Ocean Acidification is Threat to Costal Communities

February 23, 2015 6:18 PM

5 0

Coastal communities in 15 states that depend on the $1 billion shelled mollusk industry — primarily oysters and clams — are at long-term economic risk from the increasing threat of ocean acidification, a new report concludes.

This first nationwide vulnerability analysis, which was funded through the National Science Foundation's National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center, was published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Also read: Clear Springs golf punches ticket to state with win at region

Read more

To category page