Coral reefs are one of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth. They are threatened by climate change and pollution. Find out why they are important and how you can help to protect them.
Did you know the oceans cover nearly 71% of the world’s surface? Did you know that the oceans provide over 97% of the world’s water supply as well as half of the oxygen that we breathe? Did you know that 1% of the ocean floor is covered with coral reef? Find 50 fascinating facts about the ocean in interesting infographics made by divein.com.
With the vast amount of technological advances over past few decades, it’s hard to believe that only 3% of the world’s oceans have been explored. Many scientists believe we know more about space than we do about the ocean. Experts also estimate that there are between ten and thirty million species of undersea life yet to be discovered. Even with all the mindboggling advances humankind has made, the ocean deep is still shrouded in mystery.