Oceans, Waves, and Heatwaves

The whole of the underseas world of Orpheus actually runs its own weather system.   There are heatwaves and cold snaps, and these things can cause devastating events like coral bleaching and even affects the surface weather systems.  Ocean heatwaves could be the biggest threat in climate change.

Image: Image: Shutterstock- ChameleonsEye

Produced By: Henry Thai

Featured In Story: Dr Beth Fulllerton, Research Group Leader at the CSIRO on Ecosystems Modelling and Risk Assessment

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 6 April 2022

DATE POSTED
Tuesday 5th of April, 2022

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