Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | May 20, 2007

Vital Ocean ‘Carbon Sink’ Nearly Full

“Antarctica’s Southern Ocean, a crucial “carbon sink” into which 15 percent of the world’s excess carbon dioxide flows, is reaching saturation and soon may be unable to absorb more — a deeply troubling development, the journal Science reported Thursday.”

Read article at Discovery Channel: News
TPE Link – “The Carbon Cycle”; “Oceans and Seas”

Image: The Carbon Cycle. Courtesy NASA Earth Observatory

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