Maine Panel Tackles Ocean Acidification

Photo/Darling Marine Center
Photo/Darling Marine Center Leading scientists will brief Maine’s new ocean acidification commission on challenges facing the state’s coastal fisheries when the panel meets for the first time Friday [August 1, 2014] at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole [Maine].

The Commission to Study the Effects of Coastal and Ocean Acidification on Commercially Harvested and Grown Species is the first of its kind on the East Coast, according to a statement from the panel.

The commission will study the negative effects of ocean acidification and make recommendations to the legislature on how to address the threat.

Read about the Maine panel examining ocean acidification.