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It's an Investment, Not a Cost: High Seas Management on the Table at The Hague for the Global Ocean Action Summit

By Sebastian Troeng

Humans are land creatures by origin so it is easy only to see the ocean as one enormous two-dimensional space. We look out and see varying shades of blue and green and the ever-changing waves and ripples that speckle its surface. But the ocean is so much more, both for our planet and for our well-being.

The vast ocean volume makes up more than 97 percent of the living space of the planet and its waters has absorbed most of the heat generated by climate change. Close to the coasts where nearshore waters are shallow and rich in nutrients, people …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green