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Why are oceans important? - Protect Planet Ocean

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Oceans are the lifeblood of planet Earth and humankind. They flow over nearly three-quarters of our planet, and hold 97% of the planet's water. They produce ...

ocean: Importance of the Ocean - Infoplease

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Importance of the Ocean Throughout history humans have been directly or indirectly influenced by the oceans. Ocean waters serve as a source of food.

Why are oceans important? | Reference.com

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Oceans remove carbon from the air, regulate the Earth's climate, provide food, provide jobs and provide oxygen. Oceans are the most valuable shared natural ...

Why we protect our oceans » Marine Conservation Institute

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Because the oceans are the largest ecosystems on Earth, they are the Earth's largest life support systems. To survive and prosper, we all need healthy oceans.

What is ocean exploration and why is it important?

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Despite the fact that the ocean plays a role in everything from the air we breathe to daily weather and climate patterns, we know very little about our ocean. And ...

Why are the oceans so important for us? - Marine Biodiversity Wiki

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Jul 25, 2012 ... Oceans are the cradle of life, contributing fundamentally to the Earth's functioning through their sheer size, productivity, biomass and diversity!

Importance of the Oceans ( Read ) | Earth Science | CK-12 Foundation

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Feb 24, 2012 ... How the oceans sustain life, are part of the water cycle and moderate climate.

Why the Ocean Matters - National Geographic

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Covering 72 percent of the Earth and supplying half its oxygen, the ocean is our planet's life support system—and it's in danger. Watch this video to learn why a ...

The ecological, economic, and social importance of the oceans

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The oceans have long been recognized as one of humanity's most important ... importance of the oceans, and on developing institutions for their sustainable ...

The oceans are the very foundation of human life

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The ocean is vast, covering 140 million square miles, some 72 per cent of the ... It has thus been hailed as the most important international achievement since ...

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Open ocean: importance | WWF

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Conservation of ocean environments, seas, coasts, the coral reefs and their magnicient diversity of marine animals and plants.

Lesson I: Why the Oceans are Important!

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study the ocean, and the instruments used for research. The first lesson will focus on the importance of the ocean. Why is the ocean important to every individual ...

Why are the oceans important? - C-MORE

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sinking at high latitudes into the ocean basins. (thermohaline ... Carbon exists in many forms in the ocean, mainly as ... coastal protection and important marine.