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IMO Outlines New Era Challenges Climate Changes

London (ABC Live): IMO : Assembly, 30th session, 27 November to 6 December 2017: Climate change, digital disruption and sustainable development among key areas as IMO moves into new era. The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has urged Member States to seize the opportunity to set bold and ambitious goals, when they adopt an initial …

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Ocean Absorbs 24 Million Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide Per Day:Ocean Acidification

New Delhi (ABC Live): Often called “the other CO2 problem”, 24 million tonnes of CO2 are absorbed by the oceans each day, or about a quarter of all CO2 emissions. In ocean water, CO2 is transformed into carbonic acid making the ocean’s chemistry less hospitable for many forms of marine life. The challenges this new threat presents were discussed during the United Nations Climate Change …

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