04 Aug '12, 11am

Carbon sinks, such as oceans and forests are still soaking up half of the greenhouse gases produced by human...

Carbon sinks, such as oceans and forests are still soaking up half of the greenhouse gases produced by human...

Global warming of course is the result of the increase in emissions, which although halved, still persists in greater and greater quantities. 40 remote sites around the globe were used for the long-term measurements, reflecting global averages of natural CO2 and anthropogenic activities (gas and coal-burning and oil and petroleum-based transport). Pieter Tans again draws more than just the obvious conclusion: "As the oceans acidify, we know it becomes harder to stuff even more CO2 into the oceans ," Tans said. "We just don't see a letup." The acid ocean is the polluting source of coral deaths on many reefs . If we lose the world's corals, then the nurseries of thousands of fish and invertebrates will be only a memory. 25% of fish species live in

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