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Ocean acidification: Connecting science, industry, policy and public

June 3rd, 2011 by Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Ocean acidification is a recently recognised phenomenon which results from the growing quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth’s atmosphere. Much of this gas is being absorbed at the ocean surface, pushing seawater down the pH scale towards acidity and posing a potential threat to marine ecosystems and those dependent on them. As scientific […]

Plymouth Marine Laboratory launches new study on how environmental and man made factors impact marine ecosystems

February 2nd, 2011 by Plymouth Marine Laboratory

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) has launched the research project: Vectors of Change in Oceans and Seas Marine Life, Impact on Economic Sectors (VECTORS). The project is coordinated by PML with funding of 12.5 million Euros from the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme VECTORS aims to improve our understanding of how environmental and man made factors […]

Plymouth Marine Laboratory Ocean Acidification specialists to attend 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-16)

November 29th, 2010 by UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme

Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML), with support from the UK Ocean Acidification Research Programme (UKOARP) and the The European Project on ocean acidification ( EPOCA) is sending a team of three to the 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16) which will be held in Cancún, Mexico, over the next two weeks. The group led by […]