Sophie Yeo

BBC 2021

How whales help cool the Earth

Whales have long been recognized for their importance to ocean ecosystems, but are not often considered important to combating climate change. This article explains how whales contribute significantly to carbon storage, and the effect that restoring whale populations could have on the climate.

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