Save the oceans from warming

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Save the oceans from warming


By Jaspreet Kindra

WARSAW, 18 November 2013 (IRIN) - The Earth's oceans are being forced to absorb more and more planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, causing them to acidify at rates not seen in the last 300 million years, says a new report released for policymakers today at the UN climate talks in Warsaw.

The oceans supply the oxygen in every second breath we take, and also absorb at least 33 percent of the CO2 human beings produce. Acidification not only limits the capacit...


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