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Global ocean acidification monitoring network to launch at Rio summit
Description: Efforts to deal with increasing acidification of the oceans will get a signal of support Sunday with a U.S. announcement that it will provide $1 million over the next three years to launch a global monitoring network. Officials from the United States, which, along with Australia and New Zealand, will establish the office, will make the announcement Sunday afternoon at the Rio+20 Earth Summit, a once-in-a-decade meeting that is convening in Rio de Janeiro this week. [Source: Washington Post]
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Source: Washington Post
Publish Date: 6/16/2012
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