Extreme weather such as storms, floods, cold snaps, heat waves, and droughts are all blamed on climate change resulting from human action. But the impact on oceans may only now be emerging.
Sea temperatures are 40% higher than scientists had thought, according to a recently published study. This heating effect could have widespread consequences. Sea level could rise faster than expected and oceans could lose their ability to absorb heat from the atmosphere, increasing the impact of global warming.
Oceans are now polluted with over 8 million tons of marine debris each year, seriously harming marine life. The World Economic Forum predicts that, if we continue to use as much plastic as today, by 2050 the seas will contain more plastic than fish. The world is in danger. We must all focus on nature and help in any way to curb climate change.
Information from: https://www.bbc.com/thai/international-46095128 and https://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6423/128.summary
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