Planet in Peril (PinP) "Where science gets respect!" ................................ The 5 "little men," above, could be using their influence to counter the destructive influences of climate change - but are not. They are therefore guilty, in my mind, of nothing less than criminal negligence causing death. Sound harsh? Not to me!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
Ocean Conservation Is an Untapped Strategy for Fighting Climate Change
WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
Mangroves in Benin. Such vegetation provides an important
buffer from the ravages of ocean storms and currents. Photo credit - Ji-Elle.
The ocean contributes $1.5 trillion annually to the overall economy and assures the livelihood of 10-12 percentof the world’s population. But there’s another reason to protect marine ecosystems—they’re crucial for curbing climate change. More here.