Marine Wildlife Is Starting to Suffocate

Global warming and agricultural runoff have driven the loss of oxygen in oceans around the world, with looming ecological consequences

Knowable Magazine
Sep 13, 2018 · 7 min read
Brilliant shades of blue and green explode across the Barents Sea in this natural-colour image showing a massive bloom of phytoplankton that are common in the area each August. Photo: Jeff Schmaltz/NASA Earth Observatory via Wikimedia Commons

By Ramin Skibba

A multitude of marine species, from bottom-dwellers to fish and octopuses, are gasping for air. In swaths of ocean the world over…

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