Yes, I know, because you can fly from London to New York in less than 6 hours we have the feeling that the world has become small and we know it all. Hold this thought for a moment. 70% of the planetary surface is water. And of the 30% land area, most is desert, mountains, arctic tundra and taiga, and plenty of other landscape that does not see a lot of people. The planet is still big and there is an awful lot we do not know about the ins and outs. This also means that theories on planetary processes are no more than guesses. Would you bet your existence on someone reading chicken bones?
Half of all carbon dioxide bound in the world’s oceans is found in the Southern Ocean. At the same time, climate change is expected to result in more intense storms in the future.