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Press Note

Subject: Conference: Arctic Ocean Acidification -- 6-8 May 2013 in Bergen, Norway

The Arctic ocean is rapidly accumulating carbon dioxide, leading to increased ocean acidification. This will influence a fragile Arctic ecosystem already weakened by higher temperatures and melting sea ice.

The International Conference on Arctic Ocean Acidification will include presentation of the findings of the AMAP Arctic Ocean Acidification assessment.

Read the Conference Programme

Note: A press briefing will be arranged during the conference - details will follow.



Press Release

The AOA press release is available here.

AMAP will make key findings from the Arctic Ocean Acidification assessment available to members of the press. These are subject to an embargo (06:00 CET 6 May) Please, get in touch with Jorunn Gran (contact details above).

A live webcast of the conference will be available on

Should you have further need for information regarding the AMAP International Conference on Arctic Ocean Acidification or regarding the Arctic Ocean Acidification assessment, don't hesitate to get in touch!


Press are invited to attend the conference free of charge

In order to obtain a press pass for the conference please send an e-mail to Inger Utne, with the subject line CONFERENCE 2013 - PRESS and providing the following information: