Save our oceans
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Oceans have absorbed about a third of global carbon dioxide emissions, causing acidification. This has also resulted in coral bleaching. Ocean acidification is causing irreversible damage to coral reefs. With global warming of up to 2°C, 98 percent of coral reefs will die by 2050. A World Bank study shows that this would cause decrease in marine fish capture by about 50 percent in the southern Philippines by the year 2050.
Save our oceans. (2018, May 19). Panay News, p. 8.
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Oceans; Global warming; Climatic data; Carbon dioxide; Acidification; Coral bleaching; Coral reefs; Sea level; Fish catch statistics; Tourism; Marine environment; Temperature effects; Coral reef conservation; Ecosystems; Overfishing; Mangrove restoration; Sea grass; Marshes; Coastal zone; Storm surges; Tsunamis; Environment management; Ecological balance
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