Posted by Michaela LeMay | 04.09.2024 | Marine Science, Sea Turtle Camp

Fast Facts: The Ocean

The ocean is a magical place that is so special to so many people. It is a place of adventure, solace, and amazement that deserves our utmost respect. Here are some fast facts about the ocean!

-The ocean holds the greatest amount of the world’s life.

-It generates more than half of the world’s oxygen.

-The ocean helps to regulate the earth’s climate!

-It is a constant adventure, exploring and discovering new things.

-The ocean covers more than 71% of the earth’s surface.

-It is an amazing source for food, the economy, and recreation.

-By 2050, it is predicted that there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.

For a place that so many benefit from, the ocean needs our attention. We all need to refocus ourselves to live more mindfully to take better care of our planet!