Podcast: Confronting Ocean Acidification

David is the Online News Editor of Science.

SAN DIEGO—Earth’s oceans are becoming warmer and more acidic. What will the impacts be on marine life? And what should we, as humans, be most worried about? Science reporter Erik Stokstad gets some answers from ocean policy expert Edward Miles of the University of Washington, Seattle, a panelist at a session on the topic here at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which publishes ScienceNOW). Listen to their conversation here (mp3)—and learn why ocean acidification is known as the “evil twin.”

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