Climate Change Impacts National Marine Sanctuary

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The impacts of climate change are intensifying both globally and locally, threatening America’s physical, social, economic, and environmental well-being. National marine sanctuaries and monuments must contend with rising water temperatures and sea levels, water that is more acidic and contains less oxygen, shifting species, and altered weather patterns and storms. While all of our sanctuaries and monuments must face these global effects of climate change, each is affected differently. Explore how the sanctuaries and monuments are being, and are projected to be, affected by climate change.

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Climate Change

TEKS Subchapter

Subchapter A: Elementary, Subchapter B: Middle School