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Click for more detail Thermohaline Change Evidence is growing that the thermohaline current may be slowed or stopped by cold fresh water inputs to the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans. This could occur if global warming is sufficient to cause large scale melting of arctic sea ice and the Greenland ice sheet. Such a change in the current may be gradual (over centuries) or very rapid (over a few years). Either would cause planet wide changes in climate.
6 October 2011 Last updated at 07:19 GMT
May/June 2012 A Fish Story How an angler and two government bureaucrats may have saved the Atlantic Ocean. By Alison Fairbrother O n a balmy afternoon in late summer, Jim Price reaches into the body cavity of a striped bass and pulls out a spleen. The sixty-eight-year-old jewelry-store owner palpates the organ with long gloved fingers, checking for disease. Finding none, he sets it aside before turning his attention back to the carcass.
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Seen from space the Earth is covered in a blue mantle.
The concept of dolphin-safe tuna labeling originates in the United States . [ 1 ] Various dolphin-safe labels are used to denote compliance with various laws or policies designed to minimize dolphin fatalities during fishing for tuna destined for canning .
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