Our deep, cold neighbour who holds the key to Earth’s survival

The Southern Ocean is one of the biggest carbon sinks on the planet and without it the Earth would be uninhabitable

24 March 2024 - 00:00

Waves were crashing against the hull of SA Agulhas II Antarctic research ship as it headed into the stormy Southern Ocean five years ago to pick up a set of hi-tech “wave gliders” that have become a key tool in measuring the health of the ocean and the climate. ..

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