A funding crisis could prevent crucial ocean monitoringGetty By Adam VaughanAre we weakening an ocean current that is crucial to the global climate? It’s a vital question we may soon struggle to answer due to a funding crisis. For the past 15 years UK and US researchers have used a string of moorings, running from the Bahamas across the Atlantic to the African coast, to detect a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt. A heavily dramatised version of the slowing of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) played out in The Day After Tomorrow, in which the …