IPCC: Climate and marine biodiversity

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Interview with Lionel Guidi, oceanographer and biochemist at the Villefranche-sur-Mer laboratory in Monaco on September 25th 2019 during the release of the IPCC Special Report Ocean and Cryosphere.

For the first time in the history of the IPCC, the focus is on the oceans and the role of marine biodiversity in the carbon cycle. What impact does climate change have on marine biodiversity and particularly on marine micro-organisms whose role is crucial?