I havnt much to say about this except EEEK! Its looking bad from the last few articles i have read;
ScienceDaily (Nov. 26, 2008)
regarding a paper on pnas;
Dynamic patterns and ecological impacts of declining ocean pH in a high-resolution multi-year dataset
and this today
ScienceDaily (Dec. 18, 2008)
so, its happening in line with co2 rises, but faster than expected, and affecting a wider range of organisms than expected.
no matter what 'quick techno fixes' they come up with, its only reducing co2 emissions that is going to sort this one. dumping massive loads of lime around favourite reefs might be a short term local fix, but its not going to help all those little diatoms and baby invertibrates in open ocean sob!