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Coastal communities have a stronger effect on local ocean acidification than previously believed...new measurements taken in California’s Monterey Bay show that it absorbs carbon dioxide emissions from the surrounding cities and agricultural lands,...
SPREP would like to call for tenders from qualified and experienced contractors/consultants/scientists to carryout adaptation actions in Kiribati (Nanikai, Tarawa Atoll). Click on the link below for further details. 
A partnership between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the University of Newcastle (UON) Australia, has led to the call for applications from Pacific Islanders for two Higher Degree Research scholarships for...
The ocean has been experiencing substantial changes in marine physics, chemistry and biology including ocean acidification, rising seawater temperature, ocean deoxygenation and sea level rise. These four, often interacting factors, are expected to...
The buoy will measure carbon dioxide and other important seawater characteristics within the bay’s vibrant tropical coral reef ecosystem. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Under assault from climate change, acidification, and a plastics barrage, the oceans get a boost from the marine reserve movement. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
SPREP's Duncan McIntosh said while the solution has to be dealt with globally by reducing carbon emissions, there are strategies which can be employed locally. Click on the link below to read the full article and access associated interview....
There is nothing quite like experiencing the reality of a small island/large ocean state to gain a true appreciation of its vulnerability and the remarkable resilience of its people. In the context of today's climate crisis, the islands of the...
Climate-related drivers of change – such as ocean warming, acidification, and deoxygenation – will alter ocean conditions and lead to changes in marine ecosystem structure and functioning, as well as the redistribution of the services that the...
Findings published this week show that all the carbon dioxide piling up in the ocean’s dark depths is causing the seafloor as we know it to dissolve. Click on the link below to read the full article.