Geheimnisse der Ozeane: Klimakontrolle

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When it comes to regulating global temperatures, forget the Amazon Rainforest. It’s the oceans that really deserve the title of lungs of the planet. Their plankton provides us with oxygen. Their currents transport heat from the tropical regions to the poles, acting as an air conditioner. They absorb almost a quarter of the carbon dioxide emitted annually. But so much of what they do and exactly how they do it is still unknown.