Telegraph: Earth’s Oceans In Trouble
While it seems there’s a report on a new eco-problem every day, we can probably guess that the world’s oceans aren’t in the best state. But nobody has ever completed a study about how good or bad the ocean’s are coping. Well, according to an international team of 19 scientists, they aren’t coping all that well.
Activities and impacts included in the study include fishing, ocean acidification caused by pollution, temperature change, species extinctions and invasions, and the shipping, oil and gas industries. The researchers developed models to quantify and compare how 17 human activities affected marine ecosystems.