“On World Oceans Day people around the planet celebrate and honor the body of water which links us all, for what it provides humans and what it represents.” — WorldOceansDay.org
All life started in the salty seas. There is so much to be learned from what lives there today. The oceans provide 99 percent of the earth’s living space – the largest space in our universe known to be inhabited by living organisms. Humans have explored less than 10 percent of this space. Indeed, the deepest parts of the oceans are the last great uncharted earth-based frontiers.
In addition to holding so many fascinating mysteries, the oceans help regulate the climate. They absorb heat and carbon dioxide, keeping global temperatures relatively stable. In fact, ten meters (33 feet) of ocean depth has the same mass as the whole atmosphere; 2.5 meters (8 feet) holds as much heat as the whole... keep reading