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What Would Happen If Earth Lost All Oxygen For Five Minutes?

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Tom Hale

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Tom is a writer in London with a Master's degree in Journalism whose editorial work covers anything from health and the environment to technology and archaeology.

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Where would we be without oxygen?

If the Earth lost all its oxygen for just five minutes, the results would be a lot worse than a shortness of breath. In fact, it would make the most catastrophic disaster movie look like an episode of the "Care Bears." 

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This short video by Buzzfeed explains how pretty much everything on our planet – from the ground we walk on to the cells that we're composed of – is inextricably reliant on oxygen.

 

 


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