The Oceans and Seas in the World

Up until recently, most countries and organizations only recognized four ocean basins. While there is really only one global ocean that covers 71% of the earth, there are now five distinct regions and the boundaries between them have changed over human history. The five named oceans are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern, with Southern being the newest. In addition to these ocean areas, … Continue reading The Oceans and Seas in the World

‘Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures’

Our ocean is incredibly important. With 97% of the world’s water, the oceans help regulate temperature, absorbs heat, and so much more. There are underwater mountain ranges and forests, gorgeous coral reefs, and iconic animals that all call the oceans home. But with plastic pollution and commercial overfishing, the waters around the United States are seeing drastic population declines. And that’s what the documentary ‘Sea … Continue reading ‘Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures’