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New ocean index grades world’s oceans at 60 out of 100: The world’s oceans provide society with so many benefits: food, recreation, jobs, tourism dollars, plus environmental benefits such as carbon storage. And let’s not forget about pure beauty.  And now finally, we have a way of measuring how healthy oceans are — and how well they can keep giving us these benefits.

New ocean index grades world’s oceans at 60 out of 100: The world’s oceans provide society with so many benefits: food, recreation, jobs, tourism dollars, plus environmental benefits such as carbon storage. And let’s not forget about pure beauty. And now finally, we have a way of measuring how healthy oceans are — and how well they can keep giving us these benefits.

The ocean health score for an aggregate of all countries. The outer ring is the maximum possible score for each goal. The petal's length represents the score for that goal, and its width indicates how the goal was weighted.

Introducing the Ocean Health Index

The ocean health score for an aggregate of all countries. The outer ring is the maximum possible score for each goal. The petal's length represents the score for that goal, and its width indicates how the goal was weighted.

04/01/2014 on the pages of Facebook

04/01/2014 on the pages of Facebook

How Bad Will Climate Change Get for the Eastern U.S.? Look at These Crazy Maps: "Cleveland has it the worst, with a heat wave temperature increase of 3.71 degrees Celsius"

How Bad Will Climate Change Get for the Eastern U.S.? Look at These Crazy Maps

How Bad Will Climate Change Get for the Eastern U.S.? Look at These Crazy Maps: "Cleveland has it the worst, with a heat wave temperature increase of 3.71 degrees Celsius"

Our Hotter, Wetter, More Violent Future. Researchers found a surprisingly close link between climate change and civil wars, riots, invasions and even personal violence such as murder, assault and rape.

Our Hotter, Wetter, More Violent Future

Our Hotter, Wetter, More Violent Future. Researchers found a surprisingly close link between climate change and civil wars, riots, invasions and even personal violence such as murder, assault and rape.

Neonicotinoids: The New DDT? Be informed and chooses not to use this poison!

Neonicotinoids: The New DDT? Be informed and chooses not to use this poison!

Who said there was climate damage or issues??  That is all just a bunch of BS aimed at alarming folks - NOT...!!  Ignore it, doubt it, argue against it but it will not stop the inexorable deterioration of our planet.  We only have this one and the clock is ticking faster...

Ocean Acidification to Hit 300-Million-Year Max

Who said there was climate damage or issues?? That is all just a bunch of BS aimed at alarming folks - NOT...!! Ignore it, doubt it, argue against it but it will not stop the inexorable deterioration of our planet. We only have this one and the clock is ticking faster...

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