2015 . ‘There’s a Little Black Spot’ . acrylic on canvas
Multiple, cumulative human pressures are causing changes to New Zealand’s oceans, coastal marine habitats, and wildlife – these changes are serious threats to the benefits current and future generations will receive from our marine environment. The top three issues include; global greenhouse gas emissions are causing ocean acidification and warming, native marine birds and mammals are threatened with extinction and costal marine habitats are ecosystems are degraded.
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