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“The next mass extinction of sea life is already underway, the first such mass extinction in 55 million years.”

October 30, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

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Scientists from the “International Programme on the State of the Ocean” said “the oceans are changing faster than anticipated and increasingly are becoming inhospitable to life. The excess CO2 and heat in the atmosphere is rapidly warming and acidifying ocean seas.” This is compounded (the report noted) by increased levels of deoxygenation from nutrient runoffs from farming and climate change. The scientists call these effects a deadly trio, that when combined, are creating changes in the seas, that (in their words) are unprecedented in the planet’s history. Scientists wrote that each of the Earth’s five known mass extinctions was preceded by at least one of these deadly trios: acidification, warming and deoxygenation. They warned “the next mass extinction of sea life is already underway, the first such mass extinction in 55 million years.”

The University of Hawaii also released a new report saying that the effects of climate change are…

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