Ben See @ClimateBen Literature Teacher informing pupils of the scientific reality of the Ecological Catastrophe & urging them to act. See also @urgenceclimatiq & @ClimateHound Jul. 28, 2019 1 min read

💀🐬 Murdering the Oceans 🦈💀

An A to Z guide:

Acidification
Bulldozing
Contamination (Pollution)
Deoxygenation
Expansion
Fishing
Guns
Heat
Intoxication
Junk (Plastic)

How life in the Oceans is being extinguished by our Extinction Economy.

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Acidification:

Vast influx of additional carbon has altered the basic chemistry of the world’s oceans.

Surface ocean acidity has increased by 30% in the 200 years or so since we started burning fossil fuels on an industrial scale.

Bulldozed:

The destruction of marine ecosystems...

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Contamination:

Deoxygenation:

Anoxia, suffocation, Dead zones...

Many names, one result: extinction.

Expansion:

Fishing - ⚠️overfishing⚠️- on an industrial scale means catastrophe:

Guns:

energy companies use seismic air guns to search for oil and gas...

 https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/2017/06/seismic-survey-air-gun-oil-gas-exploration-zooplankton-spd?__twitter_impression=true 

Heat:

Intoxication:  https://qz.com/611794/rising-co2-in-the-ocean-will-make-fish-intoxicated-scientists-predict/ 


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