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Scientists Discover New Link in Ocean Currents

an.echte.trilingue (1063180) writes | more than 6 years ago

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an.echte.trilingue (1063180) writes "CNN is running a story about the discovery of one of the last ocean currents near Tasmania. From the article:

New research shows that a current sweeping past Australia's southern island of Tasmania toward the South Atlantic is a previously undetected part of the world climate system's engine-room, said scientist Ken Ridgway.

The Southern Ocean, which swirls around Antarctica, has been identified in recent years as the main lung of global climate, absorbing a third of all carbon dioxide taken in by the world's oceans.
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