School students raise the alarm on oceans

April 18, 2009 at 9:41 am 1 comment

School students from Plymouth, England put together this animation about another major problem caused by global warming – ocean acidification.

Left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions will turn more and more of the oceans into biological dead zones. Today, the oceans are the planet’s biggest carbon sink. Global warming is turning it into a net emitter of CO2.

Renfrey Clarke’s article on the subject in Green Left Weekly is highly recommended.

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  • 1. tmakashi  |  October 29, 2009 at 6:30 pm

    Here is a link to a short movie called, Acid Test, The global challenge of ocean acidification. We must reduce manmade CO2 emission which are causing global warming and ocean acidification, through a strong and binding Copenhagen climate agreement in December.

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