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08 February 2013

A proposal from industry to weaken the pH standard for ship exhaust-gas scrubber wash-water discharges to the sea from pH 6.5 to pH 3.0 has failed to win the support of a key IMO committee.

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06 February 2010

The threat to fisheries due to the adverse effect of ocean acidification has been put high on the agenda by leading marine biologist Jim McClintock.

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10 December 2009

Delegates at the UN Climate Summit were today shown that the world’s oceans are becoming acidic at a faster rate than at any time in the last 55 million years, threatening disaster for marine life.

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29 July 2009

A new scientific discussion paper released yesterday outlines mounting evidence that human activity is changing the world’s oceans in profound and damaging ways.

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01 June 2009

The world's scientific academies have issued a warning that ocean acidification must be on the agenda when countries attempt to forge a new global deal on cutting emissions in Copenhagen in December.

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