Media Matters says “the Kardashians” receive 40 times more news coverage than the topic of ocean acidification.
Our seas are becoming more acidic because we drive too much, fly too much and produce too much CO2. It’s having serious consequences, so I gave it a name: carbonificocean.
Brent Kirkpatrick and I produced a PSA about carbonificocean in 2010 with my son providing chorus. This audio track of the PSA is downloadable and copyright-free. Please feel free to share it with anyone under any conditions.
Do What You Otter, Conserve Water:
The phrase “Do What You Otter, Conserve Water,” comes from text on popular posters made in California in the 20th century, which featured our beloved sea otters.