Plastics and garbage pollution in oceans and seas increases in 2019

(Español) Los plásticos y basuras provocados por el impacto actividad humana están invadiendo océanos y mares del planeta y se  incrementan considerablemente a un gran ritmo. El basurero flotante más grande está ubicado en el Norte  del Océano Pacifico entre Hawái y California con una superficie de más de 6 millones de km2, le sigue en importancia el del Atlántico Norte, el del Pacifico Sur y el ubicado en el Atlántico Sur.

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Global warming and acidification of the oceans.

Global warming and acidification of the oceans reduce the capacity of calcareous phytoplankton to absorb CO2 from the atmosphere. The rapid warming and acidification of the oceans causes negative impacts on the calcareous microalgae that are important regulators of the concentration of CO2 in the…

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Climate change could melt methane deposits in oceans.

Climate change could melt 3.5% of methane deposits in oceans. Posted by: Green EFE editorial, October 27, 2016 Granada, Spain. In research, based on simulations, it has been estimated that some 60 billion tonnes of carbon from global methane hydrate deposits located beneath the seas…

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Global Sea Levels Increased by 3mm a Year Since 1990

Global Sea Levels increased by 3 mm a year since 1990. By Climate News Network in Flood Protection, January 26, 2015 There are several reports based on scientific studies regarding sea level rises. Studies show sea level rise along US coastal regions has accelerated from…

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World Oceans Day 2013

World Oceans Day 2013 http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/oceans-day/world-oceans-day-2013/ UNESCO – IOC Oceans World Ocean Day is a time to celebrate our common treasure, which makes the Earth habitable for people by providing and regulating the climate, weather, oxygen, food and many other environmental, social and economic benefits. The…

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Joint effort helps restore Danube River and Black Sea ecosystems

Joint effort helps restore Danube River and Black Sea ecosystems United Nations Development Programme21 March, 2011. An international plan, supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has helped to restore the fragile plant and animal life of the Danube River basin after 75 years…

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