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World Ocean Forum Archive


Conversations from COP15
Copenhagen, December 2009


Changing Ocean Acidity and the Effects on Marine Life
Dr. Victoria Fabry | Scripps

Polar Melt & Climate Change
Dr. Martin Sommerkorn, Senior Climate Scientist, WWF

Ocean Acidification
Dr. Carol Turley, Plymouth Marine Laboratory


Fresh Water & Climate Change
Dr. Peter Koefoed Bjørnsen, Director, UNEP-DHI Centre



Ocean Currents & Circulation
Dr. Ralph Rayner, Chair, GOOS

Economic Effects: Climate Change in the Coastal Zone
Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Global Change Institute

Small Island Nations
Ronny Jumeau, Seychelles Ambassador to the UN



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