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Focus on: Ocean acidification in Washington’s waters

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13-01-002January 2013
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Author(s) Adelsman, Hedia
Description Ocean acidification is an emerging problem caused primarily by carbon from the atmosphere, and it poses a threat to Washington’s economy, marine ecosystem and quality of life.

With the shellfish, fishing, and tourism industries, ocean ecosystem and cultural resources at risk, Gov. Gregoire appointed in early 2012 a Blue Ribbon Panel to study ocean acidification, making ours the first state in the nation to study this issue in depth.
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Keywords greenhouse gas, ocean acidification, ocean, shellfish, shellfish bed
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