Academy educator Aya shares all the dirty details about ocean acidification—and how humans can be part of the solution.
Ocean acidification is one of the biggest threats to coral reefs. With a few household ingredients, you can see how it works—right in your own kitchen.
What is ocean acidification, and who is affected by it? In this ocean acidification mock conference, your students will practice arguing a stance on the issue from a particular stakeholder’s perspective.
The carbon dioxide that humans release to the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels is changing the chemistry of the ocean by increasing its acidity. This phenomenon, called ocean acidification, is already affecting us and our environment.
Ocean life is very diverse, and increased acidity can harm or help individual plant and animal species in different ways.
As a consequence of acidification, marine life face a two-fold challenge: decreased carbonate availability and increased acidity. L
Even though ocean and coastal acidification may sound scary, there are simple steps you can take to save money and reduce your contribution to the problem.
School is a great opportunity to help preserve the abundance and diversity of life in the ocean that we enjoy today by learning about and taking action on ocean and coastal acidification.