01 Jul '12, 12pm

Our oceans (and the resources they provide) are not unlimited and we need to take care of them

Our oceans (and the resources they provide) are not unlimited and we need to take care of them

Our oceans are the heart of this planet. They provide all of humanity with the very essentials necessary for life. Ranging from the food we eat to the air we breathe, we all depend on the oceans to generate what we need to simply survive. For me, our oceans also offer adventure and discovery; as a diver I relish in what seem to be unlimited experiences in the big blue. And perhaps even more importantly they nourish my soul. (Now I know many of you reading this will think that last statement is a little bit corny but it is so true, just ask my husband how grumpy I get if I am landlocked for too-long!) The truth is as vast as they seem, our oceans (and the resources they provide) are not unlimited and we need to take care of them. Silent killers like ocean acidification threaten to dissolve the bonds that hold marine ecosystems together, fish stocks are being depleted at an ...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/fkoe/making_peace_with_...

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