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Posted on Sep 6, 2009

Fishermen and activists joined forces—and boats—on Sunday to draw attention to the rising acidity of the oceans. More than 100 vessels took part in the demonstration near Homer, Alaska, said the Alaska Marine Conservation Council.  —PS

Photos by Lou Dematteis / Spectral Q / Handout by way of Human Voices Now.

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By Fat Freddy, September 7, 2009 at 8:19 am Link to this comment

An even bigger concern, than what was mentioned in the AP article, is the effect acidification will have on coral reefs. A few crabs and assorted shellfish are one thing, but it the reefs go… well, don’t want to be an alarmist but, if something happens to the very bottom of the food chain, everything above will suffer.

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By Ouroborus, September 7, 2009 at 5:16 am Link to this comment

Very cool! Good on ‘em.

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By Buckster, September 7, 2009 at 12:06 am Link to this comment

That’s some show of public awareness.

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