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Threats to Ocean Health

Although they span nearly three-quarters of the Earth’s surface, 99 percent of the world's oceans are not protected. As vast as the oceans are, no part is unaffected by human activity.

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Fishing

Destructive and unsustainable fishing practices are draining the ocean of marine life and with it the way of life of millions of fishermen around the world.

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