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9/24/2019 9:38:58 AM

The more you know...(13 gifs)

the more you know about the ocean 01 gif

50-80% of all life on our planet exists in the ocean.



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Sunlight can only penetrate to a depth of around 200m.



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Humans have only explored 10% of the space hospitable to life in the ocean.



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The top ten feet of the ocean`s surface contains as much heat as the Earth`s entire atmosphere.



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Each year, three times as much garbage is dumped into the ocean as the total weight of fish caught.



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The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest living structure on earth, visible even from space.



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The ocean contains 97% of the water on earth.



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A majority of deep sea creatures have yet to be identified. Deep sea explorations find hundreds of new species, but they`re $$$



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Coral is biologically so similar to human bone that it`s used as bone grafts in some surgeries.



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Most deep sea species take 20+ years to mature to reproductive age. Deep sea trawling threatens most species.



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Below 1000m under sea level, there is absolutely no light except for lights created by living creatures.



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85% of the area of the ocean is what we call the "deep sea". Lightless, cold, only a few degrees above freezing.



the more you know about the ocean 13 gif

The ocean is the biggest source of protein for human consumption.

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