"Ocean Acidification: the BIG Global Warming Story," September 13, 2007 Australian ABC TV Catalyst report explaining the source and effects of OA on the marine environment, especially on coral reefs (10 minutes; streaming RealPlayer or Windows Media Player, transcript also available)
Documentary film gallery hosted by the Euroceans project containing short films that interview scientists and provide helpful animations. Free downloadable Windows Media format (.wmv) films available in English, French, German, and Spanish include, among others:
Audio and podcasts
"Warming Oceans Less Hospitable for Plant Life," December
6, 2006 National Public Radio Morning Edition report that discusses the
effects of a warming ocean, and introduces ocean acidification (3
"Examining the State of the Oceans," November 18, 2005 National Public Radio Talk of the Nation interview of marine biologist Sylvia Earle, who discusses some of the biggest stresses facing the world's oceans today. (35 minutes)"Alaska Concludes Conference on Climate Costs," February 18, 2007 National Public Radio Weekend Edition Sunday report on a three-day conference that reviewed the costs of climate change and ocean acidification on Alaska's economy. (4 minutes)
"Coral in Crisis,"
December 14, 2007 National Public Radio Science Friday show interviews
oceanographer Ken Caldeira about the effects of ocean acidification on
coral reefs (12 minutes).
"Ocean Acidification: the Other CO2 Problem," August 5, 2006 New Scientist Environment podcast interviewing marine ecologist Joanie Kleypas, who explains ocean acidification, compares it to the historic record, and discusses some of the consequences (8 minutes).
"Oceans and CO2," December 3, 2005 CBC Radio Quirks and Quarks interview of marine biologist Victoria Fabry, who explains ocean acidification (8 minutes).
"Ocean Acidification: The changing chemistry of the sea,"
January 29, 2007 National Public Radio Justice Talking segment on the
future of the oceans includes interview of NOAA oceanographer Chris
Sabine (3 MB MP3)