07 - 09 March 2023 | ExCeL, London

07 - 09 March 2023
ExCeL, London

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Climate regulating ocean plants and animals destroyed by toxic chemicals and plastics, accelerates our path towards ocean pH 7.95

The current high concentrations of carbon dioxide and nutrients in ocean waters along with slightly elevated temperatures should make marine life flourish, but this is not the case.

We have lost 50% of all marine life over the last 70 years; this decline is continuing today at a rate of 1% year on year. The GOES team has used its collective professional and academic experience to analyze peer-reviewed and published data to investigate the reasons for this decline and its implications for climate and humanity.

In this article, the loss of marine life is directly related to the presence of toxic chemicals and plastic. These chemicals started to appear with the ‘chemical revolution’ in the 1950s.

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