• The Sargasso Sea in the Atlantic Ocean is now at least 30% more acidic and 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it was 40 years ago — and climate change is to blame.

About Sargasso Sea

  • The Sargasso Sea, located entirely within the Atlantic Ocean, is the only sea without a land boundary.
  • It is named for Sargassum, a holopelagic, golden drift algae that can aggregate to form extensive floating mats on the surface of the ocean.

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