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The world's oceans are in even worse shape than we thought

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The Great Barrier Reef is in rough shape after multiple bleaching events. The Ocean Agency / XL Catlin Seaview Survey Two new studies show that the world's oceans are in dire straits β€” even more than scientists previously thought. One study found that coral bleaching events, which can kill reefs, are now happening every few years instead of every few decades. And a new review found that oceans are losing oxygen faster than we realized, which could have serious consequences for marine life. Ocean health has a huge impact on human health, so solving these problems is essential. Our world is an ocean planet. The seas support hundreds of millions of people by providing food and jobs around the globe. Ocean plants produce up to 85% of the oxygen in the air we breathe. But a pair of new studies published in the journal Science indicate that the oceans have...
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