From the polar regions to the tropics to the familiar shores of Boston Harbor, global climate change is just that — global. There are steps we can take to slow climate change but "at a minimun," Ris writes, "we all have a responsibility to get educated."
Here is an excerpt from his essay:
As we celebrate World Oceans Day on Friday, it’s worth pausing to reflect on the current state of our oceans and the biggest challenge they face: climate change. This is no longer a problem for the future; climate change is already underway.Northern fur seals and African penguins. Dig deeper and explore our climate changes resources online, including its effect on ocean animals. Lastly, find out what you can do to live blue™ for the planet.
Have a happy World Oceans Day.
Coral reef in Fiji.