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Here are 5 of the biggest threats to our oceans, and how we can solve them

Oceans cover 70% of the earth’s surface. Image: The Ocean Agency/ XL Catlin Seaview Survey

Douglas McCauley

Professor, University of California Santa Barbara; Member of Friends of Ocean Action; Director, Benioff Ocean Initiative

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Bleached coral near Heron Island, Australia Image: The Ocean Agency/ XL Catlin Seaview Survey
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