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With dissolved carbon dioxide having already increased ocean acidity by 30 per cent (ouch!) let’s hope that Sea Shepherd will continue to save the whales by going slowly in front of coal ships. That could help save the global ecosystem as a side effect too!

They will need to use wind- and solar-powered ships to do the job, though.

Sapoty Brook, Mullumbimby

 

 


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2 COMMENTS

  1. ships account for a very, very small percentage of the CO2 that is tainting the worlds oceans. Most of it comes from the production of meat and Sea Shepherd crew are mostly vegan. Meat and dairy are not allowed on board Sea Shepherd vessels.

  2. Marcus, I think that Sapoty’s purpose was more subtle than simply wanting to rag out on Sea Shepherd. Perhaps he is suggesting that there are some other issues of (perhaps even greater) significance to the planet than the plight of whales. I note that whales live on krill and ocean acidification imperils said krill.

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