Just One Ocean Is Absorbing Nearly All The Excess Heat

The Southern Ocean has dominated the global absorption of heat. In fact, Southern Ocean heat uptake accounts for almost all the planet's ocean warming, thereby controlling the rate of climate change.

"pristine" fresh air in a unique location

The Southern Ocean, an area south of 40 degrees latitude, has been identified as one place on Earth where the air has not been contaminated. The air of it is free of aerosols resulting from human activities.