The oceans’ great continent-wrapping currents, each one moving as much water as all the world’s rivers combined, can rightly be considered the planet’s circulatory system. And this circulation, it appears, has started to thump faster: For nearly 25 years the currents have been rapidly speeding up, partly because of global warming.
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One-third of plant and animal species could be gone in 50 years, study says
A new study by University of Arizona researchers presents detailed estimates of global extinction from climate …