The conveyor belt of the ocean regulates global temperatures, which means the slowing down of the Atlantic Ocean current could have devastating effects. Here's what could happen with weak AMOC circulation.
Earth/Environment April 16, 2018
A new study found that average temperatures globally may drop to about 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit or -17 degrees Celsius in 20 years. A researcher discovered that the effects of global warming now may affect ocean currents and completely reverse the condition.
Animals October 12, 2015
A new study conducted by a University of Southampton researcher suggests that a collapse of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, such as the one depicted in the 2004 disaster film ‘The Day After Tomorrow', is a possibility as a result of continued warming of the Earth.
Earth/Environment October 11, 2015
While the rest of the world is heating up, an area of the North Atlantic Ocean is marked by cold temperatures. Scientists said the phenomenon could be attributed to the weakening of a massive ocean current.
Animals September 28, 2015
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