Ocean

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Dive into the depths of the ocean and discover its richness via excerpts from the Planet Ocean film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot

Planet Ocean, the film full HD Watch the film in 10 languages > http://www.youtube.com/PlanetOceanTheMovie
Better management of our oceansAlthough the oceans are now on their last legs and their reserves will soon be exhausted, 70% of the oceans are not covered by any jurisdiction.
PhytoplanktonWhen the water warms and the sun shines, an astonishing phenomenon appears on the surface of the oceans: a bloom of phytoplankton. An explosion of life in the form of billions of microalgae. These algae produce a large share of the oxygen we breathe…
Illegal fishingIn the face of the lure of profit, illegal practices are rife. This is what is happening along the coasts of West Africa, where rogue ship owners use boats in terrible condition to the detriment of the sailors and marine resources…
Marine Protected AreasMarine protected areas are the ocean’s equivalent of nature parks: areas where human activity is regulated in order to preserve the environment. However, although around 13% of the world’s land mass is protected, the figure is much lower for the oceans…
Amazing biodiversityBetween 200,000 and 250,000 animal and plant species populate the oceans. Some ecosystems such as coral reefs are among the richest environments on the planet. They provide food and shelter to many animal species. They shelter ¼ of all the fish in the sea…
AbyssIn the abyss, the light gradually disappears. Life flourishes around this absence of light.
Climate changeFor some years, the scientific community has been scrutinising changes in the Arctic sea ice with growing concern. As a true regulator of our weather, its warming could have a number of serious consequences…
Living with the seaMankind is naturally attracted to the oceans. Today, more than 50% of the world’s population lives less than 100 km from the coast. This special attraction is also the cause of extreme pressure on the environment…
Shark poachingBetween 50 and 100 million sharks are killed each year. They are often fished and their fins are cut off, then these sharks are thrown back alive into the sea… where they die slowly…
A plastic oceanChemical products, organic material, hydrocarbons; the oceans are the final destination for most of our waste. Plastics are symbolic of pollution. They have many effects, even several thousand kilometres from land…
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