warmer sea

The sea gets warmer – the species die.

It’s not just coral reefs and fish that are threatened as the oceans warm – it’s all life.

Not since an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs – along with at least half of all other creatures on Earth – has marine life been so vulnerable.

As the oceans get warmer, all habitats are threatened. There are species that do better than others, but all are affected. Biodiversity, the diversity of species, is threatened which in turn will affect us all.

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Text: Roland Johansson/TT
Photo: Björn Larsson Rosvall/TT, Noémie Coulon/TT
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Photo: Johan Candert, Göran Ehlmé, Leif Eiranson
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Reportage: Lena Scherman
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Drone:Robert Westerberg
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