The world’s demand for renewable energy is growing, resulting in an increased need to convert biomass to biofuel. While this demand has a positive impact on lowering fossil fuel consumption, bioenergy crop cultivation can haveRead more
The world’s oceans – their temperature, chemistry, currents and life – drive global systems that make the Earth habitable for humankind.
Our rainwater, drinking water, weather, climate, coastlines, much of our food, and even the oxygen in the air we breathe, are all ultimately provided and regulated by the sea. Throughout history, oceans and seas have been vital conduits for trade and transportation.
Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.
Learn more at: http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/oceans/