Research and analysis

Future of the sea: ocean acidification

A report examining the evidence for ocean acidification, and the implications for the UK and the ocean environment.



This report summarises evidence of the changes to and drivers of ocean acidification. It explores the current and future impacts of acidification on:

  • marine life and environmental conservation
  • the UK fisheries and aquaculture industries
  • future research needs

It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of the sea project.

Published 31 August 2017