Climate change will affect almost every corner of ocean, study says

October 15, 2013 9:00 PM

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Climate change will affect almost every corner of ocean, study says

Seawater is heating up and becoming more acidic, but those are only the first in a cascade of changes the world’s oceans are expected to go through by the end of the century as they respond to greenhouse gas emissions, a new study says.

"The entire world's ocean surface" will undergo huge changes in ocean chemistry, habitat and biodiversity by 2100 as a result of climate change, with hundreds of millions of people who depend on the sea suffering as a result, the study predicts.

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