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.
The Government of the Netherlands joined the OA Alliance at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco on September 13, 2018. In keeping with the OA Alliance framework for action, the Netherlands has released their National Ocean Acidification Action Plan.
In Response to the IPCC Special Report on Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, the OA Alliance Brings Together Governments and Outlines Policy Frameworks for Taking Action
As part of a series of events supporting the UN Climate Action Summit and Climate Week in New York, the International Alliance to Combat Ocean Acidification (Ocean Acidification Alliance) is calling for national and subnational action to protect oceans from the impacts of rising carbon emissions.
OA Alliance to Co-Host “Climate and Ocean Action Meeting” at the UN Secretary General Climate Summit on September 25
You are invited to attend the “Climate and Ocean Action” meeting at the UN Secretary General Climate Summit on September 25 from 9:30am-10:30am at the UN Foundation Building in New York City.
Please RSVP to Jessie@OAAlliance.org for more information.
Unveiling OA Action Plans: Members provide an overview of process and content for creating their government led OA Action Plans
Listen to a full recording from the OA Alliance’s August 14 webinar featuring presentations from New Zealand OA Community and New Zealand’s National OA Action Plan, Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands, State of Oregon, Makah Tribe and the City of Vancouver, British Columbia.
The State of Oregon, a founding member of the OA Alliance, has released a draft Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Action Plan. Oregon was one of the first states to experience the impacts of OAH and the plan will demonstrate that local actions are meaningful in fighting...
Tribes and Indigenous Communities on the Front Lines: Understanding Tribal Treaty Rights and Actions to Advance Ocean Acidification and Ocean/ Climate Management Strategies
Listen to a full recording from the OA Alliance’s June 11 webinar featuring presentations from the Local Communities and Indigenous People’s Platform of the UNFCCC, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, LEO Network, Makah Tribe and the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak.
The OA Alliance will be participating in an upcoming United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14 related meeting in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The Meeting of the Communities of Ocean Action "From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG14" aims to share best...
Communications, Outreach and Education: Best Practices for Communicating the Impacts of Ocean Acidification and other Climate Related Changing Ocean Conditions
Listen to a full recording from the OA Alliance’s May 20 webinar featuring presentations from the Natural Resources Defense Council, Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, the Suquamish Tribe and New Zealand Marine Studies Centre.
Monitoring for Ocean Acidification: Tools and Methodology, Global Networks and Collaborations, Understanding Coastal Interactions and Building a Regional Inventory
Listen to a full recording from the OA Alliance’s May 8 webinar featuring Dr. Bronte Tilbrook with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere and UN Community of Ocean Action Focal Point for Acidification.