Maine Tackles Ocean Acidification
July 10, 2014
BangorDailyNews.com: With more than $400 million at stake in terms of fishing income, Maine has decided to try to do something about ocean acidification.
This past spring, the [state legislature] took up the matter of ocean acidification, which many scientists say threatens the health of much of ocean life. Increasing acidity levels in the world’s oceans has been blamed for dead or dying coral reefs in warmer climates and, in Maine, on the spread of lobster shell disease into the state’s cooler ocean climate.
Read what Maine is doing to combat ocean acidification.