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Climate change: Blue planet will get even bluer as Earth warms
04 February 2019
Rising temperatures will change the colour of the world's oceans, making them more blue in the coming decades say scientists.
They found that increased heat will change the mixture of phytoplankton or tiny marine organisms in the seas, which absorb and reflect light.
Scientists say there will be less of them in the waters in the decades to come.
This will drive a colour change in more than 50% of the world's seas by 2100.
Source: BBC News
Image credit: GETTY IMAGES - The blue ocean is likely to get more blue say scientists