Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/01/23

UK committee warns of ocean acidification threat

Credit: Alan Smillie/Shutterstock.com“The UK’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has published its Sustainable Seas report, which has warned that knowledge surrounding ocean acidification and its impacts is too limited.
Human-induced carbon dioxide emissions are causing ocean acidification, warming, and deoxygenation, the EAC wrote. “This will have major implications for fisheries and biodiversity around the UK and some of the UK overseas territories which are reliant on coral reefs for their livelihoods and resilience to extreme weather events.”
The committee, which heard evidence from a range of individuals from industry, academia, and beyond, said there was limited knowledge of how these dangers are affecting the biodiversity of UK waters.”

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Fonte: Undercurrent News, 18 de janeiro de 2019


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