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Ocean Acid Test by Oceana

by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:31 AM
Contributors: Jeff Short, Earth Outreach, Oceana, Google Earth Tour
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In this 2 minute tour narrated by Oceana scientist Dr. Jeffery Short, learn how climate change affects our planet's oceans and find out how you can help prevent further acidification. 2010



New Google Earth Tour: Ocean Acid Test


Oceana has teamed up with Google to create a powerful new educational tool about the oceans. In the new Google Earth 6.0 tour, “Ocean Acid Test,” Oceana scientist Dr. Jeffrey Short explains the science and effects of ocean acidification, particularly the threats facing shell-producing creatures, such as crabs, lobsters and corals.

Coinciding with the start of the United Nations’ COP16 climate conference in Cancun, Mexico, the tour was unveiled today at Google Earth’s Outreach hompage: and will also be revealed at the Google Earth booth in Cancun. Oceana will also be holding a presentation at COP 16 to highlight the global threat of ocean acidification. 


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