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Global Ocean Commission Charts Course for High Seas Recovery
Description: The Global Ocean Commission 2014 Report puts forth a package of eight proposals that it believes can turn the tide and reverse the degradation of the global ocean within the next decade. The focal point of the 2014 Global Ocean Commission report is the high seas - the 64 percent of the global ocean that falls outside statutory 200-nautical mile national boundaries. "Almost inconceivably large and remote," the open ocean, the report authors highlight, "is the great physical and biological pump at the heart of the global atmospheric and thermal regulation and the driver of water and nutrient cycles" that support all life on earth." [Source: Triple Pundit]
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Source: Triple Pundit
Publish Date: 7/2/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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