Sequestration of carbon by the oceans and its consequences

The oceans and seas of the world, from which is harvested a third of the protein that people eat, also serve humanity by absorbing a third of the carbon dioxide that humanity produces. The oceans have various ways of doing this and we need the oceans to keep on absorbing carbon dioxide in order to prevent atmospheric carbon dioxide rising even faster, otherwise our climate is likely to change too quickly for us to manage. Continue reading