A third of all shark species are nearly extinct and some species of sharks such as the Hammerhead have declined by up to 90% in the last 50 years.
This video showcases why our oceans are so important. It was put together by National Geographic, and highlights
some strong points.
The oceans are an incredibly important part of nature but unfortunately, many people forget about the underwater world, because it is not something that is seen by many on a daily basis.
Recently, on November 16, 2011, there was a new law passed by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stating that it would be illegal from January 1, 2012 to harvest the tiger shark and the three species of hammerhead sharks in Florida.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands has recently been announced as the home of world’s biggest shark sanctuary by Pew Environment Group.
With the summer season fast approaching, there has been a resurgence of concern over water-enthusiasts’ sunscreens potentially harming fragile coral reef systems.
Feel overwhelmed by global climate change? Ocean acidification? Worldwide coral bleaching?
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