Let's Talk About Your Carbon FootPrint

Let's Talk About Your Carbon FootPrint
THE OCEAN AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

At the front line, the increasing of carbon dioxide is slowly destroying the ocean and the coast lines. Carbon Dioxide Emissions is mainly produced from burnt fuels and transportation.

Carbon Emission causes changes in water temperature, ocean acidification and deoxygenation, leading to changes in oceanic circulation and chemistry, rising sea levels, increased storm intensity, as well as changes in the diversity and abundance of marine species.

CO2, naturally, is not harmful; however, humans’ carbon footprint is unnatural and causes damage to our ecosystem and specifically our marine marine life.

Ocean acidification, caused by carbon emissions, reduces the ability of marine organisms, such as corals, plankton and shellfish, to build their shells and skeletal structures. It also exacerbates existing physiological stresses (such as impeded respiration and reproduction) and reduces growth and survival rates during the early life stages of some species. 

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Stop buying your water in plastic! You’ll save money and the environment.
Opt-in for long walks and bike rides instead of driving! It's a great way to add exercise to your life and reduce carbon emissions from transportation.
Make sure to turn off the lights when you don’t need them! Every step counts. 

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