The Importance of Ocean Exploration

The oceans provide a source of food and climate control.

Background information. (Kaplan, Matt)

  • The oceans cover up to 75% of the world
  • Less than 5% of the oceans have been explored
  • New technology has been created for ocean exploration.

Climate Control

  • Due to high acidification the temperature of the oceans are rising.
  • And due to pollution many health problems have taken over the oceans.

Food source (Greenberg, Paul)

  • On average 14.8 billion pounds of seafood is intaking by americans alone.
  • Seafood is rich in heart saving and brain building omega 3.