By 2050, more than half of Australia’s ecosystems will be under threat from climate change.
As global warming continues to drive sea level rise and extreme weather, Australia is facing the most extreme and prolonged heatwaves in its history.
And climate change is a big problem for our oceans, too.
It’s estimated that as much as 80% of the world’s fresh water comes from the oceans.
It is vital that we keep our oceans safe for future generations.
This article first appeared on Al Jazeera.
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