Oceans

Vulnerability: Roundup of Session 2 on the Mission Blue Voyage

Posted by: Matthew Trost

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Barbara Block: We know very little about tuna. It’s the 21st century but we really have just begun studying the oceans.

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Brian Skerry: The ocean’s not a grocery store; we can’t keep taking and not paying.

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Daniel Pauly: Ocean simluations draw gasps now, because we know we are seeing what we have lost.

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Dianna Cohen: 80 to 90 percent of ocean pollution is plastic. We should call it what it is: “plastic pollution.”

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Roz Savage: We do the Pacific a disservice on our maps — we cut it in half. Google Earth shows how big it really is.

Photos: TED / James Duncan Davidson