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1_Why_Study_Oceanography - Why Study Oceanography Report of...

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1 Why Study Oceanography? Report of the US Commission on Ocean Policy “The American public has only a superficial awareness of the importance of the ocean to their daily lives, let alone its importance to all life on the planet.” Viewpoint, entitled, "Communicating About Oceans: Results of a National Survey," Washington, DC: The Ocean Project, 1999. Management of Living Resources Fisheries are estimated to provide 16% of the world population's protein, and that figure is considerably elevated in some developing nations and in regions that depend heavily on the sea M a Ma na n a g e ge me m e nt o f L i Li v i vi ng n g R es e s o u ou r c rc e s es F i s h e r i e s a r e e s t i m a t e d t o p r o v i d e 1 6 % o f t h e w o r l d p o p u l a t i o n s p r o t e i n a n d t h a t f i g u r e i s c o n s i d e r a b
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