22 Jun '11, 11am

The Science Behind Ocean Acidification: Helen Findlay on Her Work in the Arctic Sea Ice (Interview)

The Science Behind Ocean Acidification: Helen Findlay on Her Work in the Arctic Sea Ice (Interview)

In the last week there have been some very sobering reports on the extremely degraded conditions of our oceans . The general gist is that it is much worse than previously thought, which is worrying since we already thought the situation of depleted fish stocks , plastic pollution and ocean acidification was pretty bad. Ocean acidification has been described here as a 'twin evil' with Global Warming and Mike reported recently that it affects fishes' sense of smell, poor Nemo . So who is at the front line of this science? Climate scientist Helen Findlay specialises in the subject and we talked to her recently about the important work she does on the

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