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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 ...

Open ocean: importance | WWF

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Conservation of ocean environments, seas, coasts, the coral reefs and their ... ( CO2), and thus have helped to buffer human-caused global warming and climate  ...

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 the oceans important?

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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..

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 is the ocean so important to life on Earth? | Reference.com

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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.

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.

The oceans are the very foundation of human life - the United Nations

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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 of ...

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.

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.