Q. With reference to Ocean warming, consider the following statements:
1.Ocean warming is slowing algae growth in shallow wetland areas.
2.Ocean warming is accelerating sea level rise which causes coastal flooding.
Which of the above is /are the impact that ocean warming is having on coastal wetlands?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
  • Sea levels are rising because of the combination of melting ice and thermal expansion, resulting in flooding. Ocean warming will accelerate the growth of many species of algae.