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Global warming has been causing a number of negative consequence

PHOTOS Show What Is Happening with the Antarctic Due to Global Warming

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Materiały Prasowe,
25.09.2023 17:21

The Antarctic, the frozen continent in the southern corner of the Earth, has become a pressing issue when it comes to climate change and global warming. This icy continent, which contains the largest volume of fresh water on the planet, plays a significant role in the stability of our climate. However, recent scientific research has shown worrying trends about the condition of the Antarctic.

Global warming has been causing a number of negative consequences for the Antarctic, and here are the biggest of them.

Melting glaciers

Higher temperatures cause the melting of the glaciers in the Antarctic, which generates rise in sea levels. This process has the potential to alter ocean currents and affect the climate in the world.

Rising sea levels

If the Antarctic loses a significant amount of ice, sea levels will rise which will impact coastal areas and islands, as well as megacities such as New York and Shanghai.

Changes in the biological world

Rising temperatures and altered ocean currents can alter the marine ecosystems around the Antarctic, which may have an impact on the fishing industry and biodiversity in the region.

Melting glaciers and ice cap

The warming of the Antarctic can contribute to rising ocean temperatures, which can accelerate the melting of ice caps and glaciers in other parts of the world.

To cope with these challenges, we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and take measures to limit climate change. After all, the Antarctic is not just a frozen continent in the far south. It is a key element in the global climate system and it is the duty of the humanity to preserve this fragment of our planet in its natural and sustainable form.

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