World Oceans Day
A Scary Report Card on the World's Oceanstime.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2078840,00.html
"Work in environmental journalism for very long, and you can eventually become inured to catastrophe."
Source of Half Earth's Oxygen Gets Little Credit
"Fish, whales, dolphins, crabs, seabirds, and just about everything else that makes a living in or off of the oceans owe their existence to phytoplankton, one-celled plants that live at the ocean surface."
How do oceans regulate the Earth's temperature?
"To many of us, the ocean just looks like a fun way to take in some swimming or sailing, or to just take in some of the amazing views they provide from the beach, the deck of a house or the railing of a cruise ship."
Overfished and under-protected: Oceans on the brink of catastrophic collapse
"As the human footprint has spread, the remaining wildernesses on our planet have retreated."