Earth's oceans are experiencing more frequent and longer-lasting heatwaves, according to findings published in Nature Communications. Researchers examined weather data from 1925 to 2016, finding that heatwaves have become an average of 34% more common over time.
Oceans seeing more frequent, longer-lasting heatwaves
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