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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 ...

Lesson I: Why the Oceans are Important!

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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 ...

Why are oceans important? | Reference.com

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By absorbing the excess carbon dioxide emissions from human waste and activity, the oceans scrub the atmosphere clean. Ocean plants provide half of the  ...

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 ... land, sea , the atmosphere and human societies in all its interactions.

SeaWeb - Ocean and Human Health

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For the latest seafood industry updates and other ocean news, subscribe to ... and animal sources provide important medicinal products and health benefits.

Why the Ocean Matters - National Geographic Society

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Oct 23, 2012 ... This video dives into why the ocean is important and some of the ... area of the ocean where a government has placed limits on human activity.

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 ...

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.

The oceans are the very foundation of human life

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The ocean, with its enormity and mystery, has ever been part of human ... It has thus been hailed as the most important international achievement since the ...

Why is Marine Biodiversity Important? — ::Centre for Marine ...

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Considering the present human impact on the environment, it is ironic that without ... Food is a very important commodity that can be provided by our oceans  ...

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Open ocean: importance | WWF

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Indeed, nearly half the CO2 produced by human activities in the last 200 years has dissolved into the ocean. Phytoplankton also lock CO2 away. Like land plants ...

Why are the oceans important? - C-MORE

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sinking at high latitudes into the ocean basins. (thermohaline .... coastal protection and important marine .... human consumption is valued at £513m p.a..

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.