This publication aims to provide an objective synthesis and analysis of the impacts of ocean fertilization on marine biodiversity. Among other findings, this publication demonstrates that there are uncertainties surrounding the viability of large-scale ocean fertilization as a carbon sequestration tool and potential adverse consequences for marine species, habitats and ecosystem function. 

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Organization: CBD, UNEP, WCMC

Topics: Biodiversity, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2009

Language: English