LIKE GLACIERS EVERYWHERE, THIS ONE IN THE SWISS ALPS IS MELTING FAST. THE BLUE SHOWS IT AS IT WAS IN 1989 (L) AND IN 2017 (R). PHOTOS BY NASA
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.