header_worldoceansdayCelebrating the ocean and highlighting the importance of its role in our daily lives.

The ocean covers 71% of the earth’s surface and is essential for the survival of all living things on this planet. Today, we celebrate the world waters and recognize its boundless benefits.

  • Climate Regulation: Ocean dynamics strongly affect climate and weather patterns, transferring heat from the equator to the poles and moderating carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.
  • Food: Seafood is a major food staple and protein source. Per capita consumption of seafood is increasing around the globe.
  • Economy: Ocean-related industry provides revenue through fishing, seafood distribution, tourism, recreation and transportation. Seafood has become one of the most exported items in the global market today.
  • Transportation: Ocean-bound shipping accounts for more than 90 percent of global trade.
  • Medicine: Biomedical products derived from marine plant and animal sources provide important medicinal products and health benefits.
  • Recreation: The often-intangible benefits derived from spending time in and around the ocean are largely immeasurable.
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We must cherish and take care of our waters as they provide some much to us.




Source: “What the Ocean Does for Our Planet and Us.” n.p. Web. 5 June 2015.

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