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Resource Development in Polar Seas

Lecture no. 17 from the course: National Geographic Polar Explorations

Resource Development in Polar Seas

Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession and 4 others | 25 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses

Humans are extracting krill and other marine life at unprecedented levels. Burning fossil fuels is causing ocean acidification. What will happen if we change the temperature or chemistry of the ocean? Consider such questions in this lecture on the delicate ecosystems of Earth’s oceans and the consequences of treating oceanic wildlife as commodities.


April 21, 2016