Scientists have discovered the “great sargasso belt” in the Atlantic

It covers the entire ocean – from coast to coast. During the summer, Sargassum brown algae can grow, covering entire regions in the tropical Atlantic Ocean. In 2018, this “Sargasso Belt” spread to record areas from the coast of Africa to the Gulf of Mexico. According to estimates by Brian Barnes and his colleagues at …

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Swiss scientists have found an easy way to stop global warming

A further increase in average annual temperatures and the proportion of CO2 in the atmosphere can be dramatically slowed down or even stopped by restoring most of the logged forests. They will absorb up to a third of the greenhouse gases produced by mankind, scientists write in the journal Science. “Everyone knows that reforestation will …

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