Scientists predict that, by 2050, 86% of the world’s ocean will be warmer and more acidic than anything in modern history.
World Oceans Day 2021: The Sea Is A Gift. Let's Protect It
Oceans cover more than 70 percent of the Earth's surface, they're home to critters that produce at least half of the world's oxygen, and they absorb a significant chunk of the carbon dioxide we produce by burning fossil fuels. As we mark World Oceans Day, there's no better time than the present to learn more about the sea and why we must guard it from the threats of climate change, pollution and overfishing.