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Originally posted by DJM8507
So why don't we just put huge bubble stones in the gulf, just like a fish tank!? I mean if it works in a fish tank why not the ocean???
Originally posted by jazz10
reply to post by DJM8507
Maybe a good idea to put forward now, before even that becomes out of reach. Very good idea actually.
Shouldnt be too hard really they make plenty of fugups only this time the holes are oxygen.
oceanic anoxic events may have been characterized by upwelling of water rich in highly toxic hydrogen sulfide gas which was then injected into the atmosphere. This phenomenon would likely have poisoned plants and animals and caused mass extinctions. Furthermore, it has been proposed that the hydrogen sulfide rose to the upper atmosphere and attacked the ozone layer, which normally blocks the deadly ultraviolet radiation of the Sun. The increased UV radiation caused by this ozone depletion would have amplified the destruction of plant and animal life. Fossil spores from strata recording the Permian extinction show deformities consistent with UV radiation. This evidence, combined with fossil biomarkers of green sulfur bacteria, indicates that this process could have played a role in that mass extinction event, and possibly other extinction events. The trigger for these mass extinctions appears to be a warming of the ocean caused by a rise of carbon dioxide levels to about 1000 parts per million.