Scientists are concerned about the state of phytoplankton — tiny algae, which, despite its microscopic size, are in fact the basis of life, not only at sea, but on the whole earth. Plankton, which produces half of the oxygen on Earth, and is food for many animal species could disappear, and this will lead to disastrous consequences.
It was found that the middle of last century, the total amount of plankton in the oceans has decreased by 40 percent. The whole point of rising temperatures, which makes it difficult food algae.
Without plankton marine mammals, birds, fish, and many will die from hunger. In addition, the disappearance of plankton and may adversely affect the lives of people — not just because of the decline in fishing, but because we simply will not breathe.