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Oceans

The essential data about oceans explained in 4 infographics. Detailed charts and maps covering petroleum discharges into the oceans, terrestrial and ocean biomes, mismanage plastic waste, global aquaculture and fisheries and more. Learn the truth about oceans and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
Petroleum Discharges into the Oceans
Terrestrial and Ocean Biomes Evidence is growing that the thermohaline circulation, driven by temperature and salinity, could be slowed or stopped by cold fresh water inputs to the Arctic and North Atlantic oceans, diluting the salt concentration in the ocean. This could occur if...
Mismanage Plastic Waste The amount of plastic debris that ends up in the oceans from the land is mostly determined by population size living within 50km of a coast and by the amount of plastic waste that is mismanaged—either littered or disposed into uncontained dumps or landfills.
Global Aquaculture and Fisheries Each coastal country has an EEZ extending 200 miles offshore. “99% of the worldwide annual commercial ocean catch comes from coastal waters... these narrow coastal fringes are both the most productive and the most vulnerable.” Legal mechanisms and...


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