climate change January 19, 2022 7:46 pm

How Ocean Water Near the South Pole is Helping Our Climate

The ocean around Antarctica is doing its best to help Earth’s atmosphere, and it turns out it’s doing a better job than previously thought. A new NASA-sponsored study says the Southern Ocean is a very effective “carbon sink,” meaning the water absorbs much more carbon from the air than it releases. Researcher Matthew Long explains more about the study.

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