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Carbon Experts at GAO: Feds should do more to stop ocean acidification

GAO said ocean acidification is worsening because the ocean absorbs about 30 percent of carbon dioxide emissions, making the water more acidic. It can hurt commercial fishing, tourism and other parts of the economy. The Center for Biological Diversity said the findings were troubling. Of course they do! Its gonna be a big money maker! Read more here 15:37

Gulf fish counts to be examined – senators want the GAO to settle the dispute.

WASHINGTON — Congress’ investigative arm has decided to act on a request from a bipartisan group of senators and will review how the federal government calculates fishing stocks in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic. Fishing stocks, which are used to determine catch limits, have long been a source of contention between the fishing industry and environmental groups. continued