Atlantic currents change

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The system of currents running through the Atlantic and guarantees northwest Europe mild temperatures, could be about to seize up, as some climatologists predicted concerned about global warming caused by man .

A study published Thursday in the British scientific journal Nature suggests that the warm current that bathes the coasts of Europe would have saved half a century down to 30% of its flow.

The Atlantic current system is formed of a part "rising" hot, the famous Gulf Stream, extended by the North Atlantic drift, and two "down" bringing branches, for the east and west , its water cooled to Ecuador, where they heat up again.

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