Economics of Ocean Acidification
Ocean acidification has only recently been recognized as a threat for the environment with potentially severe social and economic consequences. The following statements are the major conclusions and recommendations from the second international workshop on “Bridging the Gap between Ocean Acidification Impacts and Economic Valuation.” The objective of the workshop was to assess ocean acidification impacts on fisheries and aquaculture resources in different regions of the world. The regions were artificial aggregations of the fishing areas defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Each region spanned multiple political, economic and ecological units.