2019 Highlights & Impact

2019 Highlights & Impact

The rapid growth of the OA Alliance confirms the desire of policy and decision-makers to better understand climate impacts to marine resources and to implement actions that reduce impacts and build resiliency. Check out member highlights and impact in 2019!

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Models for Ocean-Climate Action Along the Pacific Coast of North America

Models for Ocean-Climate Action Along the Pacific Coast of North America

The Pacific Coast Collaborative (PCC)—which includes the US States of California, Oregon, and Washington and the Province of British Columbia in Canada—is working to confront the ocean and climate crises. Collectively and individually, these governments are addressing the causes of ocean acidification and changing ocean conditions while increasing the resilience of coastal communities.

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Preparing for the “Blue Ocean COP25” Webinar

Preparing for the “Blue Ocean COP25” Webinar

The “Blue Ocean COP25,” remains a critical milestone for ensuring that findings of the IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphereare incorporated across the UNFCCC and that initiatives like the OA Alliance are continuing to support and advance government led actions to respond and address  impacts from a changing ocean.

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OA Alliance Provides Training with International Partners: How to Communicate OA to Policy Makers

OA Alliance Provides Training with International Partners: How to Communicate OA to Policy Makers

What do policy makers really want to know about ocean acidification and its potential impacts? How can scientists, non-government entities, other stakeholders and community members help to answer their questions?

The OA Alliance presented a half-day workshop focused on best practices in communicating OA science to decision and policy makers and other stakeholders, drawing upon lessons learned and experiences from our national and subnational government members.

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