Climate change could alter ocean food chains, leading to far fewer fish in the sea

Climate change is rapidly warming the Earth and altering ecosystems on land and at sea that produce our food. In the oceans, most added heat from climate warming is still near the surface and will take centuries to work down into deeper waters. But as this happens, it will change ocean circulation patterns and make ocean food chains less productive.

Salmon farming in crisis: ‘We are seeing a chemical arms race in the seas’

Rare only 40 years ago, farmed salmon is now taken for granted in our kitchens. But the growth of the industry has come at great cost

60 percent of global wildlife species wiped out

About 60 percent of the world’s fish, birds, mammals, amphibians, and reptiles have been wiped out over the last four decades largely because of human activity, researchers say. The Living Planet Report 2016 , released on Thursday, blamed deforestation, pollution, overfishing, and the illegal wildlife trade for “pushing species populations to the edge”. According to theā€¦

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Celebrate World Oceans Day 2016!

According to the United Nations website: “The ocean is the heart of our planet. Like your heart pumping blood to every part of your body, the ocean connects people across the Earth, no matter where we live. The ocean regulates the climate, feeds millions of people every year, produces oxygen, is the home to an incredible array of wildlife, provides us with important medicines, and so much more! In order to ensure the health and safety of our communities and future generations, it’s imperative that we take the responsibility to care for the ocean as it cares for us.”

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