The Canadian Press

2015-10-15 | Pacific Fisheries Environment

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An internal government report says an increasingly acidic Pacific Ocean threatens Canadian fisheries worth more than half-a-billion dollars a year. Report author and government scientist Debby Ianson (EYE'-an-sehn) says there's little money to research the issue. (Ianson, who works for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, says in an internal report that the lack of understanding will leave fisheries managers unable to adjust to changes in the ocean. Ocean acidification is caused by seawater absorbing increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the air.)

Date: 2015-10-15
Placeline: EDMONTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

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