Perhaps the most telling effects of ocean warming are the changes within its ecosystem, one of which being the erratic migration patterns of its inhabitants. According to the US-based National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), “more than 80% of earth’s marine life is migrating to different places and changing their breeding and feeding patterns due to warming waters”. If a certain environment reaches a temperature that becomes too unsuitable for its dwellers, or if such changes cause the environment to yield fewer necessities (such as food) for said inhabitants, they would go out of their usual migratory patterns to travel to regions they don’t tend to go to in search of those essentials.

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The Downsides of Ocean Warming

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