Oregon is currently engaged in a variety of ocean planning and management activities that will affect the future of our ocean ecosystem and economy. This website will help you learn about these activities and about opportunities to be involved. Be sure to check the calendar of Upcoming Ocean Events, the Latest Additions of publications and announcements, and the list of Most Popular articles and information about Oregon’s ocean.
Oregon at the Intersection of Changing Ocean Conditions
Ocean acidification is happening right here, right now — and Oregon is on the front lines of this global ‘experiment’. Our state’s waters are critical to resources and the economy and, unfortunately, are especially vulnerable to changing ocean conditions. There are still many unknowns about the impacts of acidification, although Oregon’s universities and agencies have premier scientists working at the forefront of acidification research.
Read More: Acidification Initiatives in Oregon