Advancing Knowledge into Action - Innovative Solutions to Address Impacts of Ocean Acidification

Junio 11 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

 

UN World Ocean Day 2020

Ocean Acidification Program

Advancing Knowledge into Action - Innovative Solutions to Address Impacts of Ocean Acidification”

 

Welcome and Introductions

  • Ms. Jessie Turner, OA Alliance, Project Coordinator

  • How is the OA Alliance helping to enhance and scale up innovative solutions through its membership network and high-level commitments?

  • How can these types of themes and adaptive solutions help feed the UN Decade of Ocean Science?

 

(1) From Knowledge to OA Action: Forecasting future conditions and enhancing partnerships with impacted industry and communities.

  • Whiskey Creek Hatchery, Representative


(2) Enhancing protection and management of New Zealand coastal ecosystems: Key recommendations from New Zealand’s Coastal Acidification: Rate, Impacts and Management Project

  • Dr. Cliff Law, Principal Scientist-Marine Biogeochemistry, NIWA

 

(3) Kelp Farming as Strategy for Remediating OA and Improving Shellfish Cultivation

  • Dr. Nichole Price, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
     

(4) Tsleil- Waututh Nation climate adaptation strategies and monitoring for local ocean change: Tribes, First Nations and indigenous communities on the front lines of climate-ocean change

  • Tribal leader or representative
     

(5) Deploying affordable monitoring kits around the world: Building the capacity of scientists, policymakers, and communities to monitor, understand and respond to ocean acidification locally.

  • Ms. Alexis Valauri-Orton, Ocean Acidification Program Manager, Ocean Foundation (or kit recipient)

 

(6) Private and public collaborations: Engaging passenger ferries and other cruise vessels to monitor for changing ocean conditions.

  • Dr. Wiley Evans, Ocean Acidification Program Manager, Hakai Institute

 

(7) Closing remarks from UN Peace Boat Ecoship: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and outlining long-term commitments to ocean and climate action.

  • Ms. Emilie McGlone, Director of Peace Boat US

 

 

OA Alliance Overview:

 

Ocean and climate are intrinsically linked -The ocean is a major driver and amplifier to our climate system and, at the same time, the ocean is impacted by changes to our climate.

Communities are already experiencing negative impacts of climate change, including ocean acidification, on marine species and ecosystems around the world. From fishing to tourism to aquaculture, climate change is impacting marine jobs, livelihoods, cultural traditions and food security.

Here we explore innovative and inclusive actions that are helping local communities, industry partners and governments find solutions for addressing impacts of ocean acidification.

OA Alliance membership represents nearly 300 million people and 366,414 kilometers of coastline. Members of the OA Alliance are helping to promote and drive implementation of actions, including nature-based solutions, that address the causes of ocean acidification and increase biodiversity, adaptative capacity and resiliency of coastal communities and marine livelihoods.

 

Program will focus on innovative and inclusive actions that are helping local communities and regions:

  • develop predictive forecasting models and local monitoring that can inform adaptation responses

  • explore shellfish hatchery techniques; buffering and selecting for tolerance that build resilience

  • deploy nature-based solutions and submerged aquatic vegetation as a mitigation and adaptation tool

  • drive private and public collaborations that are helping to advance knowledge and priorities for action

 

Think Globally, Act Locally

Global problems like ocean acidification have local impact and require unique actions

The OA Alliance is promoting solutions and advancing knowledge into action

 

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