Pete, a local fisherman in Puget Sound, discusses his family-owned fishing business and the threat to his livelihood that ocean acidification poses. Higher carbon levels make the water more acidic and endanger organisms living in the ocean and disrupts the whole marine food web.
The state of Washington has become a battleground in the fight against climate change with the coal industry looking to building export terminals in Washington. More coal. More carbon emissions. More ocean acidification. Watch the episode now to learn about the fight happening in Washington against big coal to save the ocean and natural environment.