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 ...
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 ...
Importance of the Ocean Throughout history humans have been directly or
indirectly influenced by the oceans. Ocean waters serve as a source of food.
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.
The oceans are important to the water cycle, climate and biodiversity.
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 ...
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 ...
Mar 22, 2009 ... They cover about 70.9 per cent of the earth's surface and represent the greater
natural reserves among ecosystems. The importance of oceans ...
These are just a few examples of the importance of the ocean to life on land.
Explore them in greater detail to understand why we must keep the ocean
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 ...