The Southern Ocean Declines as a Carbon Sink

A report from the Environmental News Network states that scientific observation taken since 1981 of the Southern Ocean of Antarctica has weakened, by about 15% per decade, in its natural ability to absorb carbon.

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Thomas Schueneman
Thomas Schueneman
Tom is the founder and managing editor of and the PlanetWatch Group. His work appears in Triple Pundit, Slate, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, Earth911, and several other sustainability-focused publications. Tom is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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