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Global warming disaster could suffocate life on planet Earth, research shows
Description: Falling oxygen levels caused by global warming could be a greater threat to the survival of life on planet Earth than flooding. A study has shown that an increase in the water temperature of the world's oceans of around six degrees Celsius -- which some scientists predict could occur as soon as 2100 -- could stop oxygen production by phytoplankton by disrupting the process of photosynthesis. [Source: EurekaAlert!]
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Source: EurekaAlert!
Publish Date: 12/1/2015
Reading Level: Basic
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