Oxygen Depletion In The Ocean Compromises Marine Life

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Oxygen Depletion In The Ocean Compromises Marine Life
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As the impact of global warming is growing, many things around us have started to change. The ocean is also starting to lose oxygen rapidly. Furthermore, oxygen depletion in the ocean could mean that a lot of marine life in the ocean is being jeopardized. A review was published on Thursday in Science and it reveals the causes and also the consequences if the ocean continues to run out of oxygen. The paper also offers solutions to the “deoxygenation.”

Oxygen containment in the oceans is of utmost importance for marine life to exist. If the oceans ran out of oxygen, marine life would either go extinct or have to adjust to living in a different location.

“Animal life in the ocean needs oxygen to breathe,” said Lisa Levin, study