We're in Hot Water all over the world!

Waters off Maine are seeing unprecedented warming temperatures

Waters off Maine are seeing unprecedented warming temperatures

The world’s oceans are heating up at an alarming rate.

In an article penned by noted AP Science writer Seth Borenstein, July was the hottest the world’s oceans have been in almost 130 years of record-keeping.

This translates to water temperaturs of 72 degrees off the coast of Maine and 90 degrees in the Gulf of Mexico. And worse, temperatures near the Arctic are up 10 degrees above average, creating devastating environmental consequences.

To see see a stunning map of daily sea surface temperature anomalies (differences from normal) from US Navy (in Fahrenheit) go to http://3.ly/fhs (it may say it’s not a secure site, but don’t worry).  The redder it is, the hotter the temps.

If this isn’t a wake up call, what is?

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