Storing carbon dioxide in the seas, and why the seas are not doing this as well as they used to

The salty seas cover far more of the earth’s surface than is covered by forest or ice or grasslands. Forests and grasslands play an important part in sequestrating and storing carbon dioxide. About half of the carbon dioxide that is created, some by nature and some by humans, is at present taken out of the atmosphere by natural means of the seas or the plants and the other natural processes. The rest is left in the atmosphere to build up into a global warming blanket, trapping more heat in the atmosphere and changing the carpet. Continue reading