How Ice Caps Melting Affects Ocean Salinity

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How Ice Caps Melting Affects Ocean Salinity

Madhav Manoj, Justin Orloff, and Itai Meirovitch are students of the AP environmental class. They came together to learn and share the dangers of ice caps melting into the ocean.

Madhav Manoj, Justin Orloff, and Itai Meirovitch are students of the AP environmental class. They came together to learn and share the dangers of ice caps melting into the ocean.

Jenna Preston

Madhav Manoj, Justin Orloff, and Itai Meirovitch are students of the AP environmental class. They came together to learn and share the dangers of ice caps melting into the ocean.

Jenna Preston

Jenna Preston

Madhav Manoj, Justin Orloff, and Itai Meirovitch are students of the AP environmental class. They came together to learn and share the dangers of ice caps melting into the ocean.

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Suppose the year is 2102.

Global warming has melted the ice caps, the economy has collapsed, the gorgeous landscape of Earth has to reduced to wasteland, and the oceans natural salinity levels soar. This could be our reality.

Madhav Manoj, Justin Orloff, and Itai Meirovitch are students of the AP environmental class at Eastern High School. They came together to learn and share the dangers of ice caps melting into the ocean. Justin Orloff said, “everyone talks about global warming but not it affects the saltiness of the ocean and everyone thinks it’s simple, but it’s a big deal.”

Ice Caps melting leads to changes in the ocean currents, creating radical weather patterns, and was declared unfixable in 2015. Not only does it affect the Earth, but the animals living in the ocean. The sudden alteration in ocean salinity is harmful to animals that are sensitive to change.

When salt is poured in the ocean as sea ice forms, the salt levels increase. Salt is quite heavy, so when it is in the water, the density of the water increase and the water sinks. Only time will tell how dramatic the results of these changes will be.

“We like learning about what we can do to save the environment and help teach others who might not be aware. Some situations are really messed up, this especially,” Madhav Manoj shared.

The bio environmental class offers them a voice and opportunities to educate others about concerning issues on our Earth. Even though they are only high school students, their voices matter when it comes to discussing issues this important.