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 ...
Conservation of ocean environments, seas, coasts, the coral reefs and their ... (
CO2), and thus have helped to buffer human-caused global warming and climate
is important, the ocean biosphere, marine ... ocean. Why is the ocean important to
every individual on planet Earth, and .... humans and other marine life. How do ...
sinking at high latitudes into the ocean basins. (thermohaline .... coastal
protection and important marine .... human consumption is valued at £513m p.a..
By absorbing the excess carbon dioxide emissions from human waste and
activity, the oceans scrub the atmosphere clean. Ocean plants provide half of the
The ocean is important to life on Earth because of the role it plays in both the ...
almost 50 percent of the atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by human activity.
Importance of the Ocean Throughout history humans have been directly or
indirectly influenced by the oceans. Ocean waters serve as a source of food.
The oceans are the very foundation of human life... Life itself arose from the
oceans. The ocean is vast, covering 140 million square miles, some 72 per cent
Jul 25, 2012 ... Oceans are the cradle of life, contributing fundamentally to the Earth's ... land, sea
, the atmosphere and human societies in all its interactions.
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.