You live on land. It is where you talk, walk, sleep, think, work, play — basically everything you do while you are still capable of breathing. Yes, your anatomy was not designed to survive the aqua life and because of that, land has become your comfort zone.
Nevertheless, that should not be a license for you to be oblivious and unappreciative of what is beyond your boundaries. Did you know that the oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth’s surface? The identity of the planet you are in is vastly formed by the oceans. So then, if you are one with the Earth, you are also one with the oceans. Breaking your relationship with them both literally and metaphorically means losing your life as well.
You will be amazed by the fact that up to 700, 000 species are accommodated by the oceans. Yes, as many as that but due to the cruel behavior of humans toward nature, they are being endangered. What is even more sad is that whether you like it or not, you are not an exemption. Either consciously or unconsciously, you have done things that have negatively impacted the oceans.
It is not yet late however. You can still save their lives and by doing so, you will start living a happier life. This article will show you why. The oceans are the planet’s life support system. They provide a great deal of your basic needs. The oxygen you breathe in for example; half of it is produced by them. Are you wondering where the water you use to hydrate and cleanse yourself comes from? Right, 97 percent of the water on Earth comes the oceans.
For certain, you have heard of climate change. Whether you are directly affected by it or not, it is happening worldwide. If you want to prevent it, you need to ask for the help of the oceans. Yes, they absorb a huge amount of carbon dioxide released in the atmosphere. However, because humans have failed to take care of them, they could not function effectively as they used to before. Soon, however, the problem on climate change will be solved as they get better.
In addition, they are a great source of food. At least sixth of the protein, which is essential in your diet, comes from them. You see, it is simple. The oceans have to be well to sustain your wants and needs on Earth.